Police officer dies in hospital after being shot on duty – NYPD


A New York police officer was killed after he was shot in the head during a confrontation with an armed man by the FDR Drive in East Harlem on Tuesday, police officials said.

The officer was identified by police as 33-year-old Randolph Holder. With his family at his side, Holder was pronounced dead at Harlem Hospital after being transferred there in critical condition.  

“This is the hardest thing we do when we mourn one of our own,” said NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton when announcing the death. “It never get’s easier and it should never get easier.”

Bratton said the area is still an active crime scene and the investigation is ongoing.

The shootout occurred when police responded to a report that gunshots were fired. They had also been told that an armed man had been seen riding a bicycle, according to law enforcement sources cited bt NBC 4.

When police caught up with the man, that was when Holder was shot and taken to Harlem Hospital.

A suspect was apprehended and taken to Cornell Hospital with a gunshot wound in his leg. He is likely to be released Wednesday morning.

Three other males were also taken into custody in relation to the incident.

A portion of the FDR was shut down due to the incident, with cars stopped in both directions.

In a post on Twitter, Mayor Bill de Blasio asked New Yorkers to keep the officer in their thoughts.


7 thoughts on “Police officer dies in hospital after being shot on duty – NYPD

  1. NYC is the epicenter of tyranny in what passes for the US today. The so-called authorities there don’t even pretend to care about the Bill of Rights.

    At the time of his death this pig was apparently pursuing a legitimate criminal, but that doesn’t change the fact that he was a member of an occupying army that flagrantly violates citizens’ rights on a daily basis. Among other things, I wonder how many innocent people this pig stopped, harassed, and searched without any reasonable suspicion over the course of his short career.

    Good riddance!

    1. “legitimate criminal?   Well, I suppose.   Yes, the “perp” was “prepped”  and the pigs squealed loud enough to corner him in a round barn.  Maybe the “perp” is legitimately not involved whatsoever.  F%*k it.  At hundreds of dollars a day,”I can’t turn my back on this shit”,and let slide ,said the friend of the prison employee who’s the local Mayor’s brother, “Just trying to fill the local motel with cash from heaven, because that sounds better than “thin air.”

  2. Again.

    “The whole Good Cop / Bad Cop question can be disposed of much more decisively. We need not enumerate what proportion of cops appears to be good or listen to someone’s anecdote about his uncle Charlie, an allegedly good cop.

    We need only consider the following:
    (1) A cop’s job is to enforce the laws, all of them;
    (2) Many of the laws are manifestly unjust, and some are even cruel and wicked;
    (3) Therefore every cop has to agree to act as an enforcer for laws that are manifestly unjust or even cruel and wicked.

    There are no good cops.”

    All laws.

    All malum prohibitum laws that have no victim but the state, and no beneficiary except the government.

  3. Please have a parade for the Patriot “shooter” of the vermin with a badge, if this really did happen.

  4. Any Communist Cop who dies is one less Communist that the people have to put up with…..no matter who kills him. Since they didn’t list a race I’ll assume that it was a Negro!

  5. Da da dm dm… another one bites the dust!
    The hits just keep coming.
    Song for this order follower. .. should be:
    Filter….”Hey man Nice Shot”!

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