Brooklyn Cops Attacked at Housing Complex, Suspect Shot Dead

Two police officers working in New York's Housing Bureau were attacked by an assailant on Saturday afternoon after the suspect grabbed one of the officer's batons and used it to assault them. 

Officers ultimately fired upon the suspect and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The officers had originally been called to the location due to reports of a suspicious person; however, when they confronted the suspect, identified as Erickson Gomez Brito, 21, they were allegedly attacked.

The officers were treated at a local hospital. One of the officers suffered a gash to his head; however, both officers are said to be in stable condition. 


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