UPDATE: NY Police Officer Brian Moore Fighting For His Life – In Coma After Ex-Con Shoots Him in Head
New York City Police Officer Brian Moore is reportedly in an induced coma after being shot in the head yesterday by ex-con Demetrius Blackwell.
Officer Moore is fighting for his life.
Police officer Brian Moore, was shot in the head….Now in an induced coma to save his life……Many prayers. pic.twitter.com/l0KdqkYlim
— Chris Passaretti (@stompcure) May 3, 2015
Moore was shot in the head after stopping to question a man in Queens.
Bratton identified the suspect in custody as thirty-five year old Demetrius Blackwell.
A photo of the arrest of Blackwell was retweeted by retired NYPD officer John Cardillo.
— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) May 3, 2015
Cardillo added Blackwell served seven years for attempted murder and was released in 2008.
Previous booking photo of Blackwell posted by Steve Bognar:
— Steven Bognar (@Bogs4NY) May 3, 2015