Officer fights for his life at NYU Langone after Harlem shooting

The NYPD says Mora is fighting for his life at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan after he was shot in the head.

News 12 Staff

Jan 24, 2022, 10:27 PM

Updated 847 days ago

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Officer Wilbert Mora is hospitalized as a result of the Harlem shooting that left another officer and a suspect dead. 
The NYPD says Mora is fighting for his life at NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan after he was shot in the head. 
Police say the shooter in this case, Lashawn McNeil, has died. 
Mora and Officer Jason Rivera were both answering a call on Friday night after McNeil’s mother called 911 for help during an argument with her son. 
That’s when police say McNeil shot both officers. Rivera was just 22 years old. 
Mora is listed in critical condition.


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