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June 16th, 2013

Added on by Ken Maldonado.

Police block off access to Pinegrove St. in Jamaica after an off duty police officer responded to a plea for help from a 10-year-old boy who claimed someone was killing his mother. Joseph Koch, 29, who had been attending a barbecue at a neaby home, responded and identified himself as a police officer as he entered the home when he was attacked by Jose Bernazard, 40. Koch and Bernazard then struggled for the officers gun resulting in Koch being shot in the hand and Bernazard in the stomach. According to the NYPD the victim, Chrissy Rodriguez, 34, had an order of protection against Bernazard.