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Man Shot And Killed by Off-Duty Detective

Monday, January 30, 2012

The NYPD says a man was shot and killed by an off-duty detective in Brooklyn as he tried to rob the officer.

The shooting occurred on a street in the Bushwick section shortly before midnight Sunday.

The man was pronounced dead at Woodhull Hospital.

Police say the detective was struck in the face with a cane. He was taken to Wyckoff Hospital in stable condition.

Police say a 15-year-old who was with the suspect came to the police station with his guardian. He has not been charged.

The investigation is continuing.

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