Trooper fires round on RFK Bridge after driver hits him

According to police sources, a New York State trooper was hit by a vehicle and shot at least one bullet from the ramp leading to the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge. This happened Sunday afternoon.

A NYPD spokeswoman stated that the gunfire started at 1:57 PM at the bridge entrance. It was not known who the intended target was. According to police sources, the officer was hit by a vehicle.

The spokeswoman referred further questions about the shooting to the state police, but they weren’t answering a press line Sunday afternoon.

Traffic was backed up on the RFK Bridge after the incident.
Following the incident, the RFK Bridge was closed to traffic.
Peter Gerber
Scene on RFK Bridge.
An unidentified New York trooper was apparently hit by an automobile before he could fire his gun.
Peter Gerber
A state trooper investigates the scene of the crash.
The scene was investigated by a state trooper.
Peter Gerber

It caused chaos in the surrounding area.

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