Police Officer Wenjian Liu and Police Officer Rafael Ramos were shot and killed from ambush while sitting in their patrol car at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Thompkins Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant
Both officers were participating in an anti-terrorism drill when a subject walked up to their patrol car and opened fire with a handgun, striking them both in the head and upper body multiple times. Other officers immediately pursued the the subject into a nearby subway station where the man committed suicide.
The subject was a gang member from Baltimore, Maryland, who had traveled to New York City specifically to ambush police officers. The man had published his intentions on social media prior to the shooting.
Officer Liu had served with the New York City Police Department for 7-1/2 years and was assigned to the 84th Precinct. He is survived by his wife of two months.NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu, Badge No. 944235
NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos, Badge No. 952145
Group: Warm-up lifts
WoD: For Time (40 Minute Cap)
600 meter row buy-in
9+9 (18) Power Cleans Rx(135/95) a) 115/80 b) 95/65
4+5 (9) Front Squats Rx(185/115) a) 135/95 b) 95/65
42 Double Unders a/b) 126 Singles
34 Push Press Rx(115/75) a) 95/65 b) 75/55
55 Med-ball sit-ups Rx(20/14) a) 14/10 b) Normal
600 meter row buy-out (600 +600 = 12/20) End of Watch
MOB: Roll Everything / Lax Shoulders