Philly cop shot in ambush honored by NYPD officers

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The Philadelphia police officer who was shot and seriously injured in an ambush attack earlier this month was honored by his brothers and sisters in blue.

The Philadelphia police officer who was shot and seriously injured in an ambush attack earlier this month was honored by his brothers and sisters in blue.

Members of the New York Police Department's 17th precinct made the trip to the 5th district headquarters in Roxborough on Wednesday.

The NYPD officers came to wish Officer Jesse Hartnett a speedy recovery, and to show their support and solidarity.

They also came to deliver a plaque honoring Hartnett for his bravery and selfless response.


Hartnett was shot while sitting in his patrol car in West Philadelphia.

Surveillance video showed the gunman run up to Hartnett's vehicle and open fire. The video went on to show Hartnett, who had been shot three times in the arm, getting out of his vehicle to chase down his attacker.

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Surveillance images were released of the shooting of a Philadelphia police officer.



Hartnett was released from the hospital last week.

His alleged attacker, Edward Archer, 30, of Yeadon, is facing eight charges including attempted murder, aggravated assault and assault of a law enforcement officer.

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