Saturday, November 5, 2016

Line of Duty Death Sergeant Paul Tuozzolo


Sergeant Paul Tuozzolo | New York City Police Department, New York
Sergeant Paul Tuozzolo
New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Friday, November 4, 2016
Bio & Incident Details
Age: 41
Tour: Not available
Badge # Not available
Cause: Gunfire
Offender: Shot and killed
Sergeant Paul Tuozzolo was shot and killed at approximately 1:00 pm after he and another officer located a robbery suspect who had just attempted a home invasion robbery as part of a domestic disturbance.
The victim gave a description of the vehicle after calling 911. Sergeant Tuozzolo and his partner observed the vehicle parked at a storage facility on Bronx River Avenue, near Beach Avenue.
As they attempted to make contact with the subject the man opened fire, striking Sergeant Tuozzolo in the head and chest and his partner in the leg.
Despite their wounds, the officers were able to return fire and killed the subject. The subject had multiple firearms with him during the shooting.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Commissioner James P. O'Neill
New York City Police Department
1 Police Plaza
Room 1320
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (646) 610-6700

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