NYPD Shoot Man Who Allegedly Tried to Attack Officer with Hammer Near Penn Station
New York City police officers reportedly shot a 30-year-old man around 10:00 a.m. Wednesday morning when he allegedly tried to attack a female officer with a hammer near Penn Station.
According to the New York Post, the suspect, David Baril, has been randomly targeting women with his weapon of choice:
Two officers recognized the suspect from pictures released by the NYPD and stopped to question him, law enforcement sources said.
A short time later, the man pulled out his hammer and took a swing at Officer Lauren O’Rouke with the claw end of the tool, sources said.
A photo from the scene:
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