Man Suspected Of Shooting Mass. State Trooper Shot And Killed In NYC

Hyannis, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) —The man wanted in connection with the shooting of a Massachusetts State Trooper in Hyannis last month was killed in a shootout with police in New York City.

Police say 35-year-old Andre Sterling had been on the run since the November 20 shooting of state trooper John Lennon.

Massachusetts State Police and the Cape and Island District Attorney's Office confirmed that Sterling was killed in a shootout with U.S. Marshals in the Bronx, Friday morning.

Cape and Island's D.A. Michael O'Keefe says authorities tracked Sterling to an apartment in the Bronx, where at 5:30 a.m. New York and New Jersey U.S. Marshals were sent to apprehend him.

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Two deputy marshals were shot and are recovering at a nearby hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Four Massachusetts State Police Troopers were on scene in a New York City as part of the investigation.

Lennon is still recovering with hand injuries after being released from Massachusetts General Hospital.

Police are still investigating Friday morning's shooting.

WBZ NewsRadio's Tim Dunn reports

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