An employee of the new York police Department, died in the hospital, where he fell with a bullet wound received in a gunfight with the alleged robber in the Bronx, reports Reuters. His partner was wounded, but his life at the moment is not in danger.

The incident occurred on Friday when two police officers stopped the car, where he was a suspect in the Commission of a robbery. In response he opened fire.

The attacker during the shootout was shot. According to the latest data, which leads TASS, before the incident, the perpetrator within a few hours held hostage.

In recent months the US has been a series of high-profile attacks on guards. One of the recent high-profile cases occurred in Louisiana, where former marine Gavin long shot three police officers and wounded three more. The culprit was killed in the shootout.

In early July, during a rally against the killings of African Americans by law enforcement officials had killed five policemen, another six were hospitalized with injuries of different severity.

In new York in the shootout killed a police officer 05.11.2016

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