Several U.S. Marshals injured in Bronx shootout; suspect wanted in shooting of MA trooper killed


BRONX, New York (WTNH) — A suspect is dead, and two United States Marshals and a New York Police Department detective are hurt after a shootout in the Bronx on Friday morning.

According to WABC, shots were fired on on Ely Avenue around 5:30 a.m.

According to a report, the. Marshals were executing a warrant for the suspect wanted in connection with the shooting of a Massachusetts State Trooper in Hyannis on Nov. 20.

The suspect, 35-year-old Andre Sterling, was shot and killed at the scene, law enforcement officials told ABC News.

Sterling was facing charges of armed assault with intent to murder, possession of a firearm, assault and battery with a firearm, larceny of a motor vehicle and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

He also had two additional Massachusetts warrants for charges including identity fraud, A&B on a police officer, fail to stop for police and others. He was also wanted in Wyoming for narcotics charges.

The Marshals were taken to Jacobi Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

A second suspect was being taken to the hospital for treatment.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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