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De Blasio a no-show at NYPD Commish Shea’s ‘cop shot’ briefing

The place was Invoice?

Mayor de Blasio was a no-show on the NYPD’s early-morning Saturday information convention in regards to the capturing of a police lieutenant within the Bronx, and Metropolis Corridor didn’t supply an evidence for his absence.

“That’s typical of him,” grumbled one police supply of Hizzoner. “He by no means has cared about cops. So it’s not stunning he’s exhibiting his true colours with only some months left.”

Police Commissioner Dermot Shea briefed the media exterior Jacobi Medical Focus on 4 a.m. Saturday on the standing of the wounded lieutenant, who was shot late Friday night time within the Bronx whereas wrestling with accused gunman and documented gang member Jerome Roman, 26.

Roman was taken to the hospital following the episode, and his arraignment was pending Saturday in Bronx Felony Court docket, cops mentioned. The officer was handled at a hospital and launched after being shot within the ankle.

Mayor Bill de Blasio plays a friendly game of beach volleyball at Orchard Beach in The Bronx on July 30, 2021.
Mayor Invoice de Blasio performs a pleasant sport of seashore volleyball at Orchard Seaside in The Bronx on July 30, 2021.
Stephen Yang

The mayor has had a rocky relationship with the NYPD throughout his time in workplace.

Amongst his missteps: In July 2017, de Blasio caught warmth after he skipped an NYPD swearing-in ceremony made somber the identical week after the assassination of a cop — then hours later revealed he was busy getting ready to jet off to affix leftist protesters on the G-20 summit in Germany.

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