Authorities said a police officer assigned to an anti-looting post at the corner of Church and Flatbush Avenue was stabbed in the neck about 11:45 pm on Wednesday. Two other officers were shot, police said.
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea described chaotic scenes in which the alleged perpetrator was “struck multiple times.” A knife and 22 shell casings were recovered from the scene, he said.
The three police officers were in a stable condition and the alleged offender is in a critical condition, police said.
This footage is described as showing a emergency vehicles traveling through Crown Heights in Brooklyn late on Wednesday night / early hours of Thursday morning. Credit: @julesp__ via Storyful