An NYPD detective was killed by friendly fire and another officer was shot and injured while responding to a robbery in Queens on Tuesday night.
Detective Brian Simonsen was fatally shot near a T-Mobile store at about 6 p.m. Sergeant Matthew Gorman was shot in the leg, sources said. The gunman was also shot by police and hospitalized in stable condition. The officers were responding to a 911 call of a robbery in progress and were shot as the apparent robber ran out of the store, police said.