Friendly fire

Mulkeen bodycam footage
NYPD
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 14, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Police bodycam footage from a deadly friendly fire incident in September shows NYPD officers struggling with an armed man outside a Bronx housing project before shots rang out and an officer was killed.
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Thousands of police officers line a street in Monroe, N.Y. as the hearse bearing police officer Brian Mulkeen leaves the Church of the Sacred Heart, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. Officer Mulkeen was fatally struck by two police bullets while struggling with an armed man after chasing and shooting at him Sunday in the Bronx borough of New York. It was the second time this year a New York City police officer has been killed by friendly fire. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
1010 WINS Newsroom
October 04, 2019 - 4:47 pm
MONROE, N.Y. (AP) — With bagpipers marching silently to the beat of a somber drum, a New York City police officer killed by friendly fire was honored at his funeral Friday as a hero and a dedicated, compassionate professional who put his heart into his work. Officer Brian Mulkeen, who was hit...
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Sonia Rincon
October 04, 2019 - 7:11 am
MONROE, N.Y. (1010 WINS/AP) – As bagpipers marched silently to the beat of a somber drum, an NYPD officer killed by friendly fire during a struggle with an armed man was honored at his funeral Friday as a hero and a dedicated, compassionate professional who put his heart into his work. Officer...
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Emergency personnel stand near the scene of a fatal shooting of a police officer in the Bronx borough of New York, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 30, 2019 - 10:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For the second time this year, a New York City police officer has been killed by friendly fire. Officer Brian Mulkeen was fatally struck by two police bullets while struggling with an armed man after chasing and shooting at him Sunday in the Bronx, Police commissioner James O'Neill...
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July 28, 2019 - 5:40 am
LONDON (AP) — Officials say a British special forces soldier who died fighting the Islamic State group in Syria was killed by friendly fire, rather than in a roadside bomb as previously believed. Sgt. Matt Tonroe died in March 2018 alongside U.S. commando Master Sergeant Jonathan J. Dunbar while on...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2019 file photo released by Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Special Envoy of the Qatar Foreign Minister for Counterterrorism and Mediation in conflicts resolution, Dr. Mutlaq Bin Majid Al-Qahtanithe, mediates talks between the U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, and the Deputy Commander of the Taliban Movement for Political Affairs, Mulla Abdul Ghani Berader, in an undisclosed place in Doha, Qatar. Pakistan’s foreign minister said Tuesday March 12, 2019, in a news conference with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Islamabad, that “progress has been made” at ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and the U.S., which have stretched over two weeks in Qatar. (Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP, File)
March 13, 2019 - 11:03 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least five Afghan troops were killed by friendly fire in what was supposed to be a precision airstrike by U.S. forces supporting troops battling insurgents in the country's south, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The mishap during the Tuesday night operation near...
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Detective Brian Simonsen
NYPD
February 20, 2019 - 11:11 am
Thousands of mourners are expected at the funeral for a veteran NYPD Detetective killed by friendly fire.
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the state's attorney's office in Prince George's County, Md., shows Malik Ford. His brother, Michael Ford, is charged with attacking a Maryland police station while his two brothers videotaped the shootout, which led to an officer mistakenly killing an undercover detective. Michael Ford faces a prison sentence for his conviction on a murder charge in the friendly-fire killing. He is scheduled to be sentenced by a Prince George’s County judge on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. (Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office via AP)
January 10, 2019 - 8:22 pm
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A gunman sentenced to 195 years in prison for an attack on a police station apologized Thursday to the parents of an undercover narcotics detective who was mistakenly shot and killed by a fellow officer during the ambush. Before a judge sentenced him, Michael Ford said he...
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November 01, 2018 - 7:16 pm
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A gunman who attacked a Maryland police station created a "combat zone" that led to an officer mistakenly killing an undercover detective, a prosecutor said Thursday in urging a jury to convict the gunman of murder for starting the videotaped shootout. Jurors are expected...
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