BRONX, NY (CBS) – U.S. Marshals shot and killed Andre Sterling, a Massachusetts team from Massachusetts last month who was shot in the hands.
According to information from CBS New York, two U.S. deputy marshals tried to issue the order at a Bronx home around half past five in the morning when a shooting broke out. One was shot in his arms and thighs, the other in his legs. The NYPD detective injured his leg after rushing for help.
Sterling, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene. The marshals and the detective were taken to hospital and are expected to recover.
The second suspect was taken to hospital and survives, writes CBS New York. This person has not been identified yet.
Michael Massachusetts state soldiers were also on the scene, according to Michael O’Keefe, the Cape Verde and Islands District Attorney.
“The soldiers kept a certain distance from the apartment for the safety of the population.” O’Keefe said in a statement.
Sterling was wanted to shoot Trooper Lennon at a Camp Street traffic stop in Hyannis on Friday, November 20 at 11:30 p.m. The bullet passed through Lennon’s hand and was stopped by his vest.
Lennon was released from the hospital on November 23rd. He graduated from the State Police Academy in May.