What to Know
- An NYPD officer was hit in the head with a brick while responding to a construction site in Queens on Tuesday, cops say
- The officer suffered a deep cut to his head and needed stitches, but his injuries are not considered life-threatening
- Police said two men have been arrested, but officials didn't say whether the officer was targeted or not
An NYPD officer was taken to the hospital after being hit in the head with a brick, police say.
The officer was taken to Wyckoff Hospital after the brick struck him at a home under construction around Maspeth Avenue and 59th Street in Queens just after 1 p.m. Tuesday.
He suffered from a deep cut to his head and needed stitches, police said. He is in stable condition and his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.
Police said two men have been arrested. Cops said the officer was responding to a complaint call at the construction site when he was hit with the brick.
Officials haven't said whether the officer was targeted or not.