BROOKLYN - A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the Fourth of July shooting of a police officer in Brooklyn.
The Sun Journal reports that 21-year-old Michael Faison was arrested in Maine on Wednesday and is awaiting extradition to New York.
Officer Jamil Sarwar had been responding to reports of a shooting at the Cypress Hills Houses when he was shot in the leg. He was hospitalized and released the next day.
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Two teenagers have already been charged with attempted murder in the shooting, but neither one is believed to have fired the bullet that wounded Sarwar.