Female police officer critical after shooting in the Bronx

Posted at 3:38 AM, Jul 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-05 03:38:43-04

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a New York police officer has been shot and is in extremely critical condition.

The New York Police Department wrote on Twitter that the officer was shot while in a patrol vehicle with her partner in the Bronx early Wednesday.

The shooting took place near the corner of Morris Ave and East 183 Street.

The 12-year veteran officer has been hospitalized at St. Barnabas Hospital in critical condition.

Police say there are no outstanding suspects.