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NYPD officer killed, another wounded responding to domestic incident in Harlem, official says

One New York Police Officer is dead and another is in critical condition and in surgery after a shooting incident in Harlem, a law enforcement official tells TechshanBD.

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A servicewoman who was believed to be involved in the incident has failed, the functionary said Friday evening. 

The incident occurred after officers responded to a domestic call around 6 p.m. at West 135th Street.

Mayor Eric Adams is at Harlem Hospital, where the officers were taken, and is getting briefed on the incident, according to a tweet from his press secretary.

The mayor is expected to hold a press briefing at the hospital, though it’s unclear when it will happen.

Attorney General Merrick Garland offered condolences to the NYPD’s commissioner Friday night and told her the department and FBI was ready to assist, according to a tweet. The FBI was already in touch with their counterparts at the NYPD, he added.

New York Attorney General Letitia James released a statement in response to the shooting. “All of New York state is in mourning tonight. As we await the facts, my office may assert jurisdiction in this matter. We pray for the safety of our police and our communities.”

Five NYPD officers have been shot in the first three weeks of this year.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

The incident passed after officers responded to a domestic call around 6 p.m. at West 135th Street. 

Mayor Eric Adams is at Harlem Hospital, where the officers were taken, and is getting briefed on the incident, according to a tweet from his press clerk. 

The mayor is anticipated to hold a press briefing at the sanitarium, though it’s unclear when it’ll be. 

Attorney General Merrick Garland offered condolences to the NYPD’s manager Friday night and told her the department and FBI was ready to help, according to a tweet. The FBI was formerly in touch with their counterparts at the NYPD, he added. 

New York Attorney General Letitia James released a statement in response to the firing.”All of New York state is in mourning tonight. As we await the data, my office may assert governance in this matter. We supplicate for the safety of our police and our communities.”

 Five NYPD officers have been shot in the first three weeks of this time. 

This is a developing story and will be streamlined.

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