NYC Cop Jumps To His Death

Crime scene tape blocks the parking lot outside of a Walmart following a mass shooting the night before in Chesapeake, Virginia on November 23, 2022. - A gunman killed at least six people at a Walmart store Tuesday just ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the second mass shooting in the United States in four days. Police later identified the gunman as an employee at the store. (Photo by Bastien INZAURRALDE / AFP) (Photo by BASTIEN INZAURRALDE/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • An NYPD cop jumped to his death from the roof of a Queens building on Tuesday, police said.
  • The officer was found just before 12:30 p.m. after leaping from the top of the LeFrak City Apartments in Elmhurst, near where the NYPD Medical Division is housed, according to police.
  • Police sources say he had just left a department psychiatrist appointment before jumping.
  • The name of the cop — who was a father of two, according to sources — was not released as his family had not yet been notified of his death, police said. He joined the force in 2017.

 

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