NYPD Shooter Had ‘Very Strong Bias’ Against Police
he suspect identified in the shooting of two New York City police officers shot his ex-girlfriend in the Baltimore area early Saturday before posting on her Instagram account and other social media, New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton said at a news conference.
A gunman killed two New York police officers as they sat in their squad car Saturday and then turned his weapon on himself, the New York Times reported. Justin Mitchell reports. Video provided by Reuters Newslook
The postings indicate Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, had a “very strong bias against” police, and are being investigated as authorities search for a motive, Bratton said.
The two officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, were shot “execution-style” in their parked patrol car Saturday afternoon. Brinsley fled from the scene to a nearby subway station, where he was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Bratton said.