A 28-year-old police officer committed suicide while on duty on Thursday night in Queens, the police said.
The officer shot himself in his 111th Precinct, though the precise location was not released. The precinct covers the neighborhoods of Auburndale, Bayside, Douglaston, Fresh Meadows, Hollis Hills and Little Neck.
A police spokesman said only that the shooting occurred outdoors.
The officer, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.