The entire NYPD is mourning the death of its newly joining officer Jason Rivera who lost his life while he was responding to a domestic violence complaint in Harlem. The officer wasn’t alone got shot in the ambush, but another officer also shot while responding to the same complaint of domestic violence. The dreaded incident took place at Harlen on Friday night after a lady complaint against her son for domestic violence. The information has been released by the police official. The entire city is threatened and aghast after the incident and expresses their sorrow on the passing of a brave officer. Get more information on NYPD officers killed in a shooting at Harlem.
As per the reports, both the victim officer has been identified after the fatal mishap. One of the NYPD officer Jason Rivera who was 22 years old lost his life at the scene. Whereas another officer named Wilbert Mora 27 years old is struggling for his life in the hospital. He was in critical condition, the team of doctors are trying their best to stabilize his health condition. Much information regarding the health of the officer will be updated soon.
Who Was Jason Rivera?
As we were informed the entire incident happened on Friday, 21 January when the police authority received a call from an old lady of verbal domestic violence from Harlem. A mother and son were involved in a verbal spat, as of now the weapon used by the culprit hasn’t been specified so far. The mother complained against her son to the police at around 6:30 PM from the apartment on 135th street. Officer Rivera along with officer Mora reached the rear of the room for negotiation, but instead of cooperating the man started firing attacked both of the officers.
Rivera was standing ahead due to which he got the bullet and fell on the floor, another officer tried to escape the attack and hide in the kitchen. Later, he was shot by another officer who is a rookie who shot the culprit in the neck and shoulder due to which he has been hospitalized and is said in a critical condition.
The culprit is a 47 years old man, a son who is living along with his mother in the apartment. He identified as Lashawn McNeil. After the incident, Mayor Eric Adams along with the community leaders assembled around the 32nd precinct in Harlem for a candlelight vigil to express sorrow and pleads to stop this firearm violence from disturbing the city. Stay tuned with Social Telecast for more worldwide updates.