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Two police officers 'simply assassinated' in Brooklyn
Two police officers 'simply assassinated' in Brooklyn

A man who posted anti-police rants online shot dead two New York City policemen as they sat in their patrol car Saturday, an attack that further shook a city where community-police relations have been tense following the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of cops. "They were quite simply assassinated — targeted for their uniform," Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said about five hours after the ambush in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. Bratton said the shooter, who apparently committed suicide in a nearby subway station minutes after the attack, acted so swiftly that neither officer had time to pull a weapon. "They may never have actually seen...

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