Police under siege: 3 officers killed, 2 more wounded in weekend bloodshed across the country

Il manhunt continues for two of the suspects behind the bloodshed that began in New York City di venerdì, and continued through Monday morning in Washington, D.C. e Texas, secondo i funzionari.

One officer was killed and a second was gravely injured in New York City, while another was shot in D.C.

And a fourth officer, a corporal, was fatally wounded during a traffic stop in the Houston area – not far from where a fifth person, a sheriff’s sergeant, was struck by a hit-and-run driver during an off-duty motorcycle escort hours later, secondo le autorità.

After the first of two police deaths reported in Texas’s Harris County over the weekend, Constable Ted Heap told reporters: “We have got to put an end to this.

The investigation continues for each of the incidents below.


New York Police Department officers Jason Rivera, 22, and 27-year-old Wilbert Mora were among the three cops responding to a report of a domestic violence incident in Harlem, New York, in giro 6:30 p.m., involving a mother and her adult son.


The son, Lashawn McNeil, 47, opened fire on the officers, striking Rivera and Mora. The third officer returned fire and critically injured McNeil.

Rivera could not be saved, while Mora was fighting for his life.

It is our city against the killers,” Mayor Eric Adams told reporters that night. “This was not an attack on three brave officers. This was an attack on the city of New York.

McNeil used a high-capacity magazine and Glock handgun, both of which were found to have been stolen, ha detto la polizia.

Officer Mora, who suffered a gunshot wound to the head, was transported from one New York City hospital to another on Sunday evening. He remained in grave condition as of Monday morning.

A viewing service for fallen Officer Rivera was scheduled for Thursday from 1 p.m. per 8 p.m. giovedi, with a funeral at 9 a.m. di venerdì. Both events are scheduled to be held at St. Cattedrale di San Patrizio.


Poi, two police officers were injured in separate incidents on other ends of the country on Sunday.

Primo, a constable for Texas’s Harris County was shot and killed during an early morning traffic stop in southwest Houston.


Secondo le autorità, Harris County Cpl. Charles Galloway was conducting a traffic stop around 12:45 a.m. when he was gunned down and left for dead, police officials told reporters after the attack.

According to Houston Police Chief Troy Finner, witnesses said Galloway stopped a white Toyota Avalon and the suspectgot out of his vehicle and immediately fired upon the deputy multiple times, striking him, and then drove off.

Witnesses described the gunman as having used anassault-type weapon,” Finner said.

This is senseless. It makes no sense whatsoever,” Finner said Sunday.

Galloway, un 12 and a half year veteran, had no time to respond to the gunfire, i funzionari hanno detto. He left behind a sister and a daughter.

Finner told reporters on Monday that the local district attorney’s office had filed capital murder charges against Oscar Rosales, 51, who remained on the loose as of the afternoon. Officials are offering a reward of up to $ 60,000 for information leading police to Rosales.

Oscar Rosales (Houston Police Department)

Oscar Rosales (Houston Police Department)

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