NEW YORK – New York City prosecutors say one man has been charged with attempted murder and another with burglary in the robbery of a Bronx bodega in which two police officers were shot.
Joshua Kemp and Jason Polanco were arraigned Wednesday.
A criminal complaint says the 24-year-old Polanco shot Officer Andrew Dossi in the elbow and back and shot Officer Aliro Pellarano in the arm and chest Monday. It says Polanco then forced people out of a car at gunpoint before crashing the vehicle blocks away. Another complaint says the 28-year-old Kemp used a gun to rob the store's cash register.
The two men's lawyers didn't return messages seeking comment.
Kemp's bail was set at $200,000; Polanco was returned to jail.
Earlier Wednesday, Pellerano was released from the hospital. Dossi remains hospitalized.