Teen killed in police-involved shooting in Bushwick

A 17-year-old teen is dead following a police-involved shooting in Bushwick overnight. Police say 17-year-old Antwain White and a 15-year-old accomplice attempted to rob a 50-year-old off-duty NYPD

News 12 Staff

Jan 30, 2012, 11:20 PM

Updated 4,458 days ago

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Teen killed in police-involved shooting in Bushwick
A 17-year-old teen is dead following a police-involved shooting in Bushwick overnight.
Police say 17-year-old Antwain White and a 15-year-old accomplice attempted to rob a 50-year-old off-duty NYPD detective on Grove Street as he walked to his police precinct for his shift.
Officials say the detective was beaten by White with a wooden cane until the detective pulled his gun and identified himself as a police officer.
The detective fired one shot, striking White, after White lurched toward the detective, according to officials.
Investigators say the 15-year-old suspect fled while the detective stayed with White until an ambulance arrived. White was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The 15-year-old accomplice turned himself in, according to police.
AP wire services contributed to this report.


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