INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Police Association announced today that it is offering a reward of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for shooting at NYPD officers in Brooklyn, NY this weekend. According to police and other reports, just before 2 a.m. August 18, 2019 on Bainbridge Street, near Saratoga Avenue, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, as cops were responding to the area for calls of street fights, police came under fire. No officers were struck but police could hear the bullets hit a vehicle. The NYPD Shot Spotter also picked up the sound of the shots.
The shooting came after a series of water dousing attacks on NYPD officers throughout New York this summer and cops battling roving, cop-hating mobs that erupted in violence in Brooklyn Saturday overnight into Sunday. Violence that resulted in three officers injured.
Police are searching for the gunman as the investigation continues. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call NYPD at (718) 636-6655.
The NPA's reward program terms and conditions can be reviewed here https://nationalpolice.org/rewards/
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SOURCE National Police Association