Teen accused in de Blasio detail shooting arrested

A 19-year-old was arrested Monday after police say he shot an NYPD officer assigned to Mayor Bill de Blasio's security detail with a pellet gun in front of Gracie Mansion. Police say Michael Veritsky

News 12 Staff

Aug 24, 2015, 4:30 PM

Updated 3,247 days ago

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A 19-year-old was arrested Monday after police say he shot an NYPD officer assigned to Mayor Bill de Blasio's security detail with a pellet gun in front of Gracie Mansion.
Police say Michael Veritsky is facing various charges including assaulting a police officer with a deadly weapon.
Officials say the officer was getting out of an unmarked police car when she felt pain in her lower back.
She was taken to a hospital where she was treated and released.
Authorities say the mayor was not home at the time.


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