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Off-duty officer shot in East New York

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

An off-duty female officer got caught in the crossfire between two gunmen in the East New York section of Brooklyn on Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened around 4 p.m. along Linden Boulevard Pennsylvania Avenue.

Police said the officer was shot while driving in the parking lot of the Mcdonald's.

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The officer was taken to Kings County Hospital. Her condition was not immediately released, but the injuries were described as not life-threatening.

The gunmen remained at large.

A large number of police vehicles remained on the scene looking for them, and for clues as to what happened.

COP SHOT has posted a $10,000 cash reward for information on the suspect(s) who allegedly shot the off-duty police officer in East New York.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call the organization's toll-free hotline, 1-800-COP-SHOT. All information will be kept strictly confidential. No names are taken and callers are issued an identification number.

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