A startling new video captures the second an armed man opens hearth on NYPD cops in Coney Island Thursday night time — and the way the gunman continued to wildly squeeze off rounds from his again till going limp.
The surveillance video, obtained by the Submit Friday, exhibits the person, recognized by cops as Jermaine Hickson, standing in a crosswalk with a gun in his proper hand and showing to speak to a lady on the sidewalk about 15 ft away at West thirty sixth Avenue and Mermaid Avenue round 10:15 p.m.
The girl might be seen flagging down a pair of police autos as they pull into the intersection.
The 42-year-old then slowly turns and raises up the firearm, squeezing off at the least 4 rounds at cops the second the officers step out of their NYPD cruiser.
The video exhibits Hickson collapsing to the bottom, showing to have been shot — however shortly after, rolling over and persevering with to fireplace at officers from the sidewalk.
A video confirmed the second an armed man opens hearth on NYPD cops in Coney Island Thursday night time.
The cops recognized the gunman as Jermaine Hickson.
In keeping with police, Hickson was standing in a crosswalk with a gun in his hand whereas speaking to a lady on the sidewalk.
He then cocks again the handgun, sits up, and shoots two extra occasions earlier than officers seem to fireplace a deadly shot, the video exhibits.
Hickson, whose final run-in with the legislation was practically twenty years in the past, was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
Within the video, the girl flagged down a pair of police autos as they pulled into an intersection.
Hickson raised his firearm, firing off at the least 4 rounds at cops the second the officers step out of their cruiser.
In keeping with the video, the police fatally shot Hickson as he continued to shoot from the bottom.
NYPD Chief of Patrol Jeffrey Maddrey advised reporters early Friday responded to the intersection after receiving experiences of a person firing off rounds on the intersection.
It wasn’t instantly clear what number of rounds the 4 responding officers fired.
Hickson was believed to have been concerned in a home dispute with the 2 girls who known as the police.