New York City police officer attacked and stabbed in neck while patrolling in Brooklyn, which resulted in a struggle that caused two additional officers to suffer gunshot wounds.

  • A preliminary investigation indicated a male suspect walked up to the officers casually and pulled out the knife.
  • Officers involved had been assigned to an anti-looting post to prevent people from breaking into stores.
  • Two additional officers were struck in the hand by gunfire during the incident.
  • Nearby officers later heard the gunshots and responded to find the suspect brandishing a gun, which police said was likely taken from an officer.