Police say a person of interest is in custody in connection to the shooting of an off-duty police officer from Deer Park.
The 26-year-old officer was shot in Brooklyn over the weekend after police say he arranged on social media to meet up with the seller of a car in East New York on Saturday evening.
He remained on life support after He and a relative showed up and attempted to purchase the car. He was shot by the seller, who pulled out a gun and tried to rob them.
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)