off-duty officer serving as a security guard shot two men as he
attempted to stop a truck burglary in the Hunts Point area of the
Bronx, The New York Daily News reported Aug. 24.
newspaper reported that the officer saw one man under a truck and
ordered him out. At that point, the other man attacked him.
officer shot six rounds out of his weapon, a 9-mm, at the two men.
Both were hit. The two men, both local residents, were charged with
attempted burglary and assault.
incident occurred on the property of City Produce Trucking Co.
Point, located in the Bronx borough of New York City, bills itself
as the largest food distribution center in the world. It is home
to dozens of independent wholesale food businesses that handle 40
percent of the meat and 80 percent of the produce that is distributed
in the New York City area.