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NYPD Officer ‘Assassinated’ In Police Vehicle

NYPD Officer ‘Assassinated’ In Police Vehicle

Photo: Officer Miosotis Familia/ Courtesy: FDNY Engine 63 Ladder 39 Facebook page


A New York City police officer was shot and killed in an “unprovoked attack” as she was sitting inside a police vehicle early Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Officer Miosotis Familia was sitting inside a New York Police Department command vehicle at 12:30 a.m. with her partner when she was shot and killed. The city’s police commissioner labeled the shooting an assassination.

Familia was wrapping up her shift when the gunman fired a shot through the window and struck her in the head, police said.

“My partner’s shot! My partner’s shot! My partner’s shot! Hurry up central!” Familia’s partner was heard screaming into a police radio, according to the Associated Press.

Two other officers located the suspect a block away from the scene. The suspect was shot and killed after he drew a silver revolver, police said.

He was identified by the authorities as 34-year-old Alexander Bonds.

The cowardly suspect

The cowardly suspect, Alexander Bonds, was on parole for Robbery.

The shooting was reminiscent of the 2014 deaths of two New York police officers who were shot at point-blank range while sitting in their car.

Officer Miosotis Familia was the mother of three children and and a former Red Cross Medical Assistant.  Sje was a nurse at New York University Hospital before joining the NYPD.

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  • Brenda Stines Mills

    so very sad…..death penalty must be mandatory for police killings …

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