|2014 killings of New York City Police Department officers|
|Location||Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Date||December 20, 2014 |
2:47 p.m. (EST)
|Double-homicide by shooting, murder–suicide, attempted uxoricide|
|Weapons||Taurus PT92 handgun|
|Deaths||3 (including the perpetrator)|
|Injured||1 (before the shooting)|
|Perpetrator||Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley|
|Motive||Revenge for Eric Garner's and Michael Brown's killings.|
On December 20, 2014, Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley shot and killed Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu — two on-duty New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers — in the Bedford–Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Brinsley then fled into the New York City Subway, where he died by suicide. Earlier in the day, before he killed Ramos and Liu, Brinsley had shot and wounded his ex-girlfriend Shaneka Thompson in Baltimore after initially pointing the gun at his own head.
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