The NYPD has just shot an armed man dead in Brooklyn.
According to initial information, a man armed with a knife attacked an NYPD Officer at West 1st Street and Seabreeze Avenue in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn at around 1:15PM, Thursday afternoon. The officer returned fire, hitting the perp. The officer was stabbed in the neck.
The incident reportedly occurred on a Subway platform.
The officer was rushed to Lutheran Trauma Center with a police escort. The suspect was taken to Coney Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Thee condition of the officer is unknown.