A police officer has been taken into custody on the scene of the firing.
The off-duty officer on the time is believed to have shot each girls – one among whom she was relationship – once they returned to the house the place the officer’s girlfriend lived.
Police mentioned the off-duty officer shot a 24-year-old girl in her chest, “presumably greater than as soon as,” on the Bensonhart residence. Police mentioned the sufferer, recognized as Jamie Liang, was taken to Maimonides Medical Middle and pronounced lifeless.
Police mentioned the opposite girl, a 23-year-old who was in a romantic relationship with the officer, was shot within the torso and is predicted to outlive.
The suspect, 31, is a police officer within the 72nd District, which incorporates the Park Slope and Sundown Park areas of Brooklyn.
The officer had labored for the NYPD for five 1/2 years. Police mentioned she was at a neighborhood hospital for analysis.
“We imagine it’s of a home nature. We imagine the three events knew one another,” Assistant Chief Michael Kemper, commanding officer of Patrol Borough Brooklyn South, mentioned in a press convention Wednesday night.
Concerning the officer and the 23-year-old girl, he mentioned, “We imagine they’d an in depth relationship.”
In keeping with the police, the officer remained on the spot and advised the police that he had shot each the ladies.
Police mentioned they had been nonetheless investigating, however recovered a gun on the scene and “there’s an excellent probability it is his service weapon,” Kemper mentioned.
“The entire incident is terrifying, however these cops did an ideal job, simply heroically, and that’s what NYPD cops come throughout on daily basis,” Kemper mentioned. “Is that this an occasion they wish to come to? No, however sadly they arrive to it all through their careers.”