A city correction officer claims she was roughed up by police after witnessing a shootout involving cops, sources told a New York Criminal Lawyer. According to her, they forced open her door, attacked her, and held her for three hours.
The 44-year-old corrections officer said she opened her door to her East New York, Brooklyn apartment right after cops and a teenage shooter fired shots at each other in a stairwell one night. She opened the door, fearful for her 18-year-old daughter, who was supposed to be coming to the apartment, sources told a New York Criminal Lawyer. According to police, she was holding a gun at the time.
“Police smashed in my door,” said the corrections officer to a New York Criminal Lawyer. She said they also hurt her 13-year-old son. “They kicked my son and smashed my head off the table. They seized my gun and my badge and detained me for three hours.”
Just after the gunfire ended, the corrections officer opened the door. A 29-year-old police officier was wounded in the hallway from two bullet wounds in his right leg. Cops were attempting to apprehend the 17-year-old shooter on the floor above. He had been shot at least four times.
A deputy police commissioner said the corrections officer was disarmed “as a precaution”. The corrections officer and two teenage boys were handcuffed. “After the smoke settled and their identities were established, the handcuffs were removed.” They returned the correction officer’s gun and badge.
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