Police officer killed in shooting
A police officer and one other person have been killed after gunfire erupted near Belmont Racetrack in Long Island, New York.
A law enforcement official confirmed that the Nassau County officer and a civilian were killed near the Cross Island Parkway.
New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the shooting occurred after police stopped a driver for leaving the scene of an accident.
He said investigators suspect the driver may have left the scene and shot another person nearby.