New York State trooper opens fire when he’s struck by vehicle on Triborough Bridge

New York State trooper opens fire when he’s struck by vehicle on Triborough Bridge

The trooper was struck on the the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge that connects Manhattan with Queens and the Bronx just before 1 p.m., according to a state police statement. Nobody was struck when he opened fire in response but an Acura speeding away was hit multiple times

A New York State trooper opened fire when he was struck by a vehicle on the Triborough Bridge on Sunday, officials said.

The trooper was struck on the the bridge that connects Manhattan with Queens and the Bronx just before 1 p.m., according to a state police statement. Nobody was struck when he opened fire in response, but an Acura speeding away was hit multiple times.

Two men in the vehicle were taken into custody.

The trooper was struck on the the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge that connects Manhattan with Queens and the Bronx just before 1 p.m., according to a state police statement. Nobody was struck when he opened fire in response but an Acura speeding away was hit multiple times. (Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News)

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