2 Cops Fatally Shot In Syracuse, Suspect Also Killed

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019 file photo, crime scene tape surrounds the Robert Morris Apartments in Morrisville, Pa. Shana Decree and her daughter Dominique Decree who are charged in the killing of their close family members are expected to enter pleas Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in court in Doylestown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Two police officers were shot and killed during a shootout Sunday night in a suburb near Syracuse, N.Y., according to multiple reports.

An Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office deputy and a Syracuse police officer were fired upon while responding to a report of a stolen vehicle in the Syracuse suburb of Salina, multiple outlets reported.

Mousa Alzokari, a resident in the area who lives across the street from the house where the police officers were killed, said he heard about 20 shots fired around 8:45 p.m., according to He called the police shortly after that.

Police officers arriving on the scene claimed they heard a “racking” sound coming from a house and also saw AR-style magazines in the back of a vehicle, reported.

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