NY SHOOTOUT: Devout Muslim AMBUSHES, FIRES at 8 NYPD Cops, Two OFFICERS Injured
The NYPD is a favorite target for devout Muslims engaging in jihad. As big as this story is, don’t expect the enemedia to report it. One resident said, “We felt like we were in Baghdad.” Uh, you are.
“When officers show up, they’re in the middle of a combat situation.”
This sounds like the Muslim who shot a Philly cop thirteen times a couple of weeks ago.
“2 cops hurt after shootout with alleged Brooklyn radical,” By Shawn Cohen, Larry Celona and Jamie Schram, NY Post, February 20, 2016 |
The career criminal whose drawn gun sparked a wild shootout in which two Brooklyn police officers were wounded in Bedford-Stuyvesant early Saturday is a cop-hating, self-radicalized Muslim who is associated with other suspected extremists, police sources told The Post.
Jamal Funes, whose rap sheet stretches 17 years across three states, is “associated with people the Joint Terrorism Task Force are looking at,” one source said.
Meanwhile, officials said the two cops may have been victims of friendly fire.
“It’s quite possible both officers were struck by bullets from other officers, and possibly deflected bullets,” said Deputy Commissioner Stephen Davis.
Police hope ballistics tests will show whose shots hit the cops. Seven officers fired a total of 54 bullets, one source said.
His partner, Andrew Yurkiw, was struck by a bullet that deflected off of a car, hit him in the chest and was stopped by his bulletproof vest, sources said.
Reddin needed surgery, and remained in stable condition at Kings County Hospital on Saturday night.
Funes, 34, was shot “numerous” times and was in Brookdale Hospital in critical condition, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said.
The incident began when Funes stopped his car at a traffic light on Malcolm X Boulevard and Quincy Street, police sources said.
An MTA worker in his transit uniform was in his ow
Officer William Reddin was hit in the hip, possibly by bullet fragments.
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