State AG opens probes into fatal NYPD shootings in Brooklyn and Queens
The state attorney general's office has launched dual probes into the deaths of men who were shot by
NYPD officers over the weekend, one in Brooklyn and the other in Queens, officials announced Tuesday.
The Attorney General's Office of Special Investigation said the investigations are required by law.
It will review the death of Malik Williams, who was killed after shooting at a cop while running from him, and Raul Hardy,
who was shot when he pulled a gun on police after threatening to kill Gov. Kathy Hochul.
Just over an hour earlier, NYPD officers shot and killed a Queens man who was threatening to kill the governor and saying he was going to "blow up" the world, police saidPolice arrived at Hardy's home at 205-17 116th Ave.
Hardy, 60, said he would "change the government" by assassinating Hochul and the "PD Chief," adding that he would "blow up" the world, according to police.