Police: Off-duty NYPD officer takes own life in Queens

An off-duty NYPD officer took their own life in Queens Tuesday night, police say.

News 12 Staff

Oct 16, 2019, 3:29 AM

Updated 1,678 days ago

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Police: Off-duty NYPD officer takes own life in Queens
An off-duty NYPD officer took their own life in Queens Tuesday night, police say.
Police say a call for a shooting came in around 9:20 p.m near Union Turnpike and 178th Street.
The victim was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, and was pronounced dead at 10 p.m.
This marks the 10th active NYPD member to take their own life in 2019.


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