Massapequa Park NYPD Officer Fatally Shot

A NYPD officer from Massapequa Park, Jonathon Diller, was shot in the line of duty today March 25th, 2024 during a traffic stop in queens.

Officer Diller, had been with the department for just three years. He was assigned to the NYPD’s Critical Response Team where has was working with another officer in Far Rockaway.

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Around 6 p.m, they approached a vehicle that was illegally parked at a nearby bus stop. Althouhg there were two men in that car, it was the passanger that aimed a gun and fired at Officer Diller.

The bullet managed to strike Dillard under his bulletproof vest. In response, Diller’s partner also fired, striking the suspect causing him to drop his weapon. Officer Diller tried to pick up the weapon while at the scene before being rushed to the hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams held a press conference stating that “It was because of a senseless act of violence…a person had a total disregard for the safety of this city”.

“This dangerous individual inflicted a level of violence that took the life of a police officer, of a husband, a son,” Adams continued. “This is a loved one that we lost, a young man. My heart goes out to his family…We lost one of our sons today, and it is extremely painful.

The mayor did not make any further comment about the uptick of violent crime under his regime.

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