STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Sources have recognized an off-obligation cop who died of an obvious self-inflicted gunshot wound to the top in Nice Kills.
Ralph Conde, 33, was discovered Monday in his house at fifty seven Tanglewood Drive.
Officers responded to a 911 name of a person shot inside that location at about 10:forty five a.m., in accordance with a press release for the NYPD’s Deputy Commissioner of Public Info.
A neighbor stated they seemed throughout the road and noticed three police automobiles and Conde’s truck within the driveway.
“I noticed one of many cops upset and crying,” he stated. “I knew it was one thing dangerous.”
Conde was purported to go to division firing vary for qualification causes and when he did not present up, police despatched somebody to verify on him as per protocol, based on a New York Publish report.
Neighbors stated Conde moved into his Nice Kills house inside the final yr and made enhancements to the driveway and yard.
Conde, a patrol officer with the 121 precinct, was the second officer on Staten Island to commit suicide over the previous two weeks.
NYPD Officer Yong Yun of the one hundred and twentieth Precinct, a “Cop of the Month,” was lauded at a service at John Vincent Scalia House For Funerals in Eltingville following his demise on Jan. 17.
Yun had an obvious self-inflicted gunshot wound to the neck when police responded to his residence on Dorval Avenue in Annadale.