Cops Hunt Two Suspects in Police Shooting
Police are looking for Dexter Bostic, left, and Robert Ellis
With one man in custody this afternoon, police are conducting a city-wide manhunt for two suspects in the shooting of two young police officers in Brooklyn yesterday.
A $64,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of Dexter Bostic and Robert Ellis, both 34-year-old Queens residents whom cops say opened fire when their stolen vehicle was stopped in Crown Heights at 2:30 am Monday.
Meanwhile, the family of Officer Russel Timshenko was keeping a bedside vigil for 23-year-old Staten Island resident who suffered critical head injuries in the shooting. The other officer, Herman Yan, was in stable condition with wounds to the chest and arms. Authorities say a bulletproof vest saved his life. Police ask anyone with information to call 800-577-TIPS.