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Nassau County Cop Killed While Pursuing Suspects In Queens

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A Nassau County police officer was shot and killed Tuesday near the Cross Island Parkway in Queens, police said.

According to authorities, the Emergency Services officer was shot while pursuing suspects involved in a car accident some time after 11 a.m.

The officer, who was not immediately identified, was shot near Jamaica Avenue.

He was taken to North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say one of the suspects involved in the shooting was shot dead on the scene by responding officers. The other suspect is still on the loose.

A massive police presence was on the scene Tuesday afternoon, searching for the suspect.

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