Incident

12-20-2014 New York Brooklyn 2-1

Location

December 20, 2014

Myrtle Ave. and Tompkins Ave
Brooklyn, New York
Geolocation: 40.6957, -73.9464

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Officer Rafael Ramos
  • Age: 40
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Officer Wenjian Liu
  • Age: 32
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Ismaaiyl Brinsley
  • Age: 28
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Suicide
  • Murder/Suicide
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - Officer killed
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator suicide at standoff

Notes

Two cops shot in their patrol car in front of Tompkins Houses in Bed Stuy Taurus 9mm

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 9mm
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 8
State Senate District: 18
State House District: 56