Yesterday in New York City, a group of four rookie police officers were posing for a photo when they were attacked by a man wielding a hatchet. The assailant, Zale Thompson, hit one cop in the arm and other on the head, the latter now in critical but stable condition. The cops fatally shot Thompson, but also hit a female bystander, who was taken to a hospital for surgery.
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UPDATE: According to the New York Post, Thompson had something in common with the gun-wielding terrorist in Ottawa.