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Home for Christmas: NYPD cop shot in the back leaves hospital

Home for Christmas: NYPD cop shot in the back leaves hospital
The 27-year-old cop, identified by sources as Officer Connor Boalick, was saved by his bullet-resistant vest when he was shot on Christmas Eve, officials said.

[More New York] Uber passenger was 5 blocks from Queens home when killed by hit-and-run Lamborghini driver p “You see the girlfriend point out and the next thing you hear — shots being fired,” NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea said at a press conference early Friday, describing police body camera footage.[More New York] ‘Club kid’ killer Michael Alig dies of heroin overdose inside his Manhattan home Christmas morning p Moss was charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.(Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News) Boalick, 27, remained conscious and was talking to other officers as he was rushed to Kings County Hospital.[More New York] Homeless man arrested for bashing Cuomo staffer with brick p Boalick’s parents were proud of their son and overjoyed that the vest saved his life, the mayor said after visiting the officer at the hospital.

(Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News) The wounded officer joined the NYPD about two and a half years ago.The Christmas Eve shooting was the second time in a month where a domestic violence suspect in New York City opened fire on responding police officers.

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