NYPD officer shot in arm during confrontation

(AP) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg says a detective has been shot in the arm during a confrontation with a gunman who was shot and killed.Police

NEW YORK - (AP) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg says a detective has been shot in the arm during a confrontation with a gunman who was shot and killed.

Police say the gunfire erupted around 4 p.m. Tuesday near Harlem, on a subway stairwell. Police say gunman Michael McBride, was pronounced dead at the scene, and Det. Kevin Herlihy was hospitalized with at least one gunshot wound to the arm. No one else was injured.

Police say McBride turned and fired at least three shots, hitting Herlihy, who returned fire and fired 13 times.

Police say McBride was wanted in connection with another shooting Monday. In that incident, the daughter of his girlfriend was shot in the head in Brooklyn and is in critical condition.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say an argument over a dirt bike 1 Police: Argument ends with at least 3 people being shot
Crossfit isn't just for the gym, according to 2 Ready, Set, Fit: Crossfit at home
Nassau Police are investigating another Carvel robbery, this 3 Police: Carvel robbed at knifepoint in Westbury
News 12's Elisa DiStefano and Newsday's Anne Bratskeir 4 Spring fashion: All about the sleeves
The Trinity Catholic boys basketball team won the 5 Team of the Week: Trinity Catholic

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE