Cops Hunt Two Suspects in Police Shooting
Police are looking for Dexter Bostic, left, and Robert Ellis
With one man in custody this afternoon, police are conducting a city-wide manhunt for two suspects in the shooting of two young police officers in Brooklyn yesterday.
A $64,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Dexter Bostic and Robert Ellis, both 34-year-old Queens residents whom cops say opened fire when their stolen vehicle was stopped in Crown Heights at 2:30 am Monday.
Meanwhile, the family of Officer Russel Timshenko was keeping a bedside vigil for 23-year-old Staten Island resident who suffered critical head injuries in the shooting. The other officer, Herman Yan, was in stable condition with wounds to the chest and arms. Authorities say a bulletproof vest saved his life. Police ask anyone with information to call 800-577-TIPS.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in New York, delivered to your inbox.