Cops: Ex-con back in jail after shooting parole officer

Cops say an ex-con is back in jail after confessing to shooting his parole officer in Brooklyn.Police say 50-year-old Robert Morales shot the officer in

BROOKLYN - Cops say an ex-con is back in jail after confessing to shooting his parole officer in Brooklyn.

Police say 50-year-old Robert Morales shot the officer in the right shoulder with a handgun just before 7 p.m yesterday.

According to authorities, Morales was released in 2002 after he was arrested multiple times for burglary, arson, murder and a fire bombing that killed a boy and injured two others.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The victims, both males, are 15 and 18 1 The Buzz: East 55th Street shooting
Animal rights activists continued to protest outside the 2 Protesters gather outside Ringling Bros. Circus
3 Brooklyn Sportscast, Feb. 24
Weekend Travel Advisory, 2/24 to 2/26 4 Weekend Travel Advisory, 2/24 to 2/26
The We Are the Resistance fundraiser allowed artists 5 Fundraiser highlights works of female 'resistance' artists

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE