Statement From Attorney General James On The Death Of NYPD Detective Simonsen

In response to the death of NYPD Detective Simonsen tonight, Attorney General James released the following statement:

“Tonight is a painful night for all of New York City, as we mourn the loss of NYPD Detective Simonsen who was killed in the line of duty. Each and every day our men and women in uniform risk their lives to protect this city and tonight we are truly heartbroken to lose one of our own. Sergeant Gorman was also injured this evening and we hope for his full and speedy recovery. My thoughts and prayers are with Detective Simonsen’s family and loved ones.”