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New York state trooper opens fire when he's struck by vehicle

John Annese, New York Daily News on

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NEW YORK — A New York state trooper opened fire when he was struck by a vehicle on the Triborough Bridge on Sunday, officials said.

The trooper was struck on the bridge that connects Manhattan with Queens and the Bronx just before 1 p.m., according to a state police statement. Nobody was struck when he opened fire in response, but an Acura speeding away was hit multiple times.

Two men in the vehicle were taken into custody.


The trooper was hospitalized with minor injuries.


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