Last of 4 NYPD Cops Wounded in Shooutout Leaves Hospital

Four officers were shot early Sunday in Brooklyn

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012  |  Updated 8:17 AM EDT
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Hero Cop Released from Hospital After Shootout

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Scene of shootout in Brooklyn early Sunday. Inset photos: Capt. Pizzano (top left), Officer Ayala (bottom left), Detective Keenan (top right), and Officer Granahan (bottom right)

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Hero Cop Released from Hospital After Shootout

One of the four police officers wounded in a Brooklyn shootout Sunday was released from the hospital, hailed as a hero for jumping to protect his fellow officers in the line of fire. Andrew Siff reports.
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The last of four NYPD officers injured during a shootout with a suspect has been released from the hospital.     

Officials say Detective Michael Keenan was released on Tuesday. He had been shot in the upper thigh.     

Detective Kenneth Ayala was released Monday. He was shot in the thigh and foot during the incident Sunday. Two other officers were also injured but already released.      

The suspect was in critical but stable condition.      

Police say Nakwon Foxworth opened fire on the officers in his apartment. They say he previously had pulled a gun on two people who called for help.   

They say he fired 12 times and had three loaded illegal weapons.      

Police say his girlfriend fled the apartment with their baby son moments before the shooting.     

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