NYPD officer shot in Brooklyn; suspect arrested

An NYPD officer is lucky to be alive after he was shot in the head while on duty in Brooklyn last night. According to police, 29-year-old Kevin Brennan is expected to make a full recovery after a bullet

News 12 Staff

Feb 2, 2012, 3:35 AM

Updated 4,463 days ago

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NYPD officer shot in Brooklyn; suspect arrested
An NYPD officer is lucky to be alive after he was shot in the head while on duty in Brooklyn last night.
According to police, 29-year-old Kevin Brennan is expected to make a full recovery after a bullet was removed from his skull. He and two other plainclothes officers were responding to a report of shots fired when they encountered three men running from a building.
Commissioner Ray Kelly says the officers chased the suspects, but one of them turned and fired at Brennan. The suspected shooter, 21-year-old Luis Ortiz, was arrested about two hours later.


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