NYC man charged in wild shootout that wounded Park Police officer, killed 1

NYC man charged in wild shootout that wounded Park Police officer, killed 1


A suspect who allegedly got into a wild Brooklyn gunfight with a US Park Police officer — which left one man dead and three people wounded, including the cop — was charged Friday in the September melee, according to court documents.

John Shortt was charged with assaulting the officer with a deadly weapon in Brooklyn federal court for the early-morning shootout outside a nightclub in East Flatbush on Sept. 18.

Shortt allegedly led a four-person crew as they attempted to rob the unidentified officer and a woman he was with after the pair had left a nightclub on Utica Avenue near Farragut Road, the complaint states.

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Shortt and an accomplice, who was wearing a balaclava, initially approached the officer and

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