NYPD Officer Killed In Line Of Duty By Friendly Fire

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A New York City police officer who died Sunday while trying to arrest an armed suspect was shot and killed by fellow officers during a violent struggle, police officials said Monday.

Police Commissioner James O’Neill said Officer Brian Mulkeen, 33, was shot twice by police gunfire during the Sunday confrontation in the Bronx.

“This is a tragic case of friendly fire,” O’Neill said during a news conference at police headquarters.

The suspect, Antonio Williams, 27, died at the scene. Investigators previously suggested that Williams wrestled away Mulkeen’s gun while the pair were on the ground.

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