New York City police officer assailed, shot to death while being in truck

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By Associated Press|Published: 05th July 2017

Numbers mark a criminal activity scene in the Bronx district of New York, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, where a law enforcement officer fatally shot 34-year-old Alexander Bonds.
Numbers mark a criminal activity scene in the Bronx district of New York, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, where a law enforcement officer fatally shot 34-year-old Alexander Bonds.

New York City: A New York City policeman was shot to death early today, assailed in a significant cops truck and “assassinated in an unprovoked attack” by a male with a revolver who was later on eliminated by officers, cops stated.

Officer Miosotis Familia, a 12-year member of the department, was concluding her shift when the guy fired one round through the passenger-side window and struck her in the head. She was hurried to a health center however did not make it through.

” This was an unprovoked direct attack on law enforcement officer who were designated to keep individuals of this city safe,”

Cops Commissioner James O’Neill stated, calling it an assassination.

Her partner radioed for assistance.

“My partner’s shot! My partner’s shot! My partner’s shot!

Officers reacted quickly, and reached the suspect, 34-year-old Alexander Bonds, about a block away, authorities stated.

As they challenged him, he pulled a revolver, and authorities fired, striking and eliminating him. A silver revolver was discovered at the scene. An onlooker was struck in the stomach by a bullet throughout the standoff and remains in steady condition, authorities stated.

Familia had actually been stationed in a mobile command post, a RV-sized truck utilized as an interactions center throughout significant occasions, like the Fourth of July. She had actually been looking down, composing in her memo book, an authorities log where officers tape their shift activity, when Bonds strolled up.

Bonds, who likewise passed John Bonds, had actually been on parole for a burglary case in Syracuse, New York, however was from the Bronx, authorities stated. He is seen in security video footage marching approximately the post “with function,” authorities stated, however it’s unclear exactly what provoked the attack.

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