Monday, January 30, 2023

NY. Three police officers were stabbed during New Year’s celebrations in Times Square

New York. Three police officers injured in knife attack near venue New Year in times Square and reported to the authorities after which the suspect was arrested New York this Sunday.

The city’s mayor, Eric Adams, said via Twitter in the hours after midnight that officers were “in stable condition” and “in good spirits” while the shooter remained in custody, from a photo of the confiscated bladed weapon joined

Adams attended a press conference this morning about the incident along with the local police chief, Chant Sewell, where it was reported that the attack happened unprovoked a few blocks from the festival at the intersection of 52nd Street and Eighth Avenue.

Sewell revealed that a 19-year-old man struck three agents over the head with a machete shortly after 10 p.m., causing two to suffer “laparions” and one of them with a fractured skull.

Sewell said an officer stopped the attack by shooting the suspect in the shoulder.

Officials indicated they were investigating the incident in conjunction with the FBI Counterterrorism Team, but insisted there was no credible threat to the city, which has faced a significant increase in violence in recent years.

According to the ABC channel, the detainee admitted for gunshot wounds arrived from the state of Maine on New Year’s Eve, posted messages on the Internet that could indicate recent Islamist radicalization, and his relatives The concern was conveyed to the authorities.

Ahead of big events like New Year’s in Times Square, the city beefs up its security and last night it deployed an operation of thousands of police officers in downtown Manhattan, where for the first time in two years the outdoor celebration was held at full capacity and without incident. Of.

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