(CNN) — A New York Police Department sergeant has died after a shooting in the Bronx Friday afternoon, according to Robert Mladinich, a spokesman for the Sergeants Benevolent Association of New York City.
Two New York police officers were shot Friday in the Bronx, according to a police department tweet.
The officers were taken to a local hospital. One of them, a sergeant, was critically injured.
The officers were shot while searching for a suspect in connection with a home invasion robbery, law enforcement sources say.
The officers confronted the suspect on the sidewalk outside a home in the Bronx, and shots were fired, a senior law enforcement official said.
The suspect is dead.
Mayor Bill de Blasio was on his way to the hospital.