Brooklyn man Cong Xu arrested in shooting of officer Mohit Arora on Long Island

Police say the 21-year-old gunman is facing attempted murder charges.

Police say the 21-year-old gunman is facing attempted murder charges. (8/16/13)

BROOKLYN - A Brooklyn man has been arrested for allegedly shooting a police officer on Long Island.

Investigators say 21-year-old Cong Xu is facing attempted murder charges after wounding officer Mohit Arora in the hip Wednesday morning as he approached a home in New Hyde Park.

Neighbors called 911 reporting strange noises, and police searched the area, leading them to Xu.

Arora underwent surgery, but is now listed in stable condition.
 

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