NYPD cop clinging to life after being shot in the head by black suspect

NYPD cop clinging to life after being shot in the head by black suspect

A Queens ex-con was charged with attempted murder Sunday for shooting an undercover NYPD cop in the head, leaving him clinging to life, officials and sources told The Post.

Plainclothes officer Brian Moore, 25, took a turn for the worse early Sunday after surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, and distraught family members were rushing to his side, sources said.

Moore is the fifth NYPD officer to be shot in as many months.

A four-year department veteran from a police family, Moore was driving with his partner by the intersection of 212th Street and 104th Avenue in Queens Village at around 6:15 p.m. Saturday when the incident occurred.

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The pair spotted Demetrius Blackwell, whom they knew to have a long police record, said Police Commissioner Bill Bratton.

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