NYPD Officer Dies After Shooting Himself in Face in Queens [Updated]


An officer has been shot in the head in Queens and is being transported to Long Island Jewish Hospital in serious condition, according to @NYScanner, the Twitter handle for the website New York State Buff which follows police and fire department frequencies. Police are not looking for a suspect because the gunshot is self-inflicted, the source says.

Update: From the Daily News: “An on-duty New York City police officer committed suicide Thursday night by shooting himself in the face on a Queens street after arguing with his girlfriend on the phone, police sources said.” He died at the hospital.