Around 2:50 p.m., BCoPD sent a teletype with the same information contained in the flyer to NYPD’s real-time crime center — essentially, a data warehouse. But it was too late. Brinsley had opened fire on the unsuspecting cops, according to reports,  just before 3 p.m.

Ismaaiyl Brinsley
This 2010 booking photo provided by the Fulton County, Ga. Sheriff’s office shows Ismaaiyl Brinsley after he was arrested on charges of terroristic threats, simple battery and marijuana possession. Brinsley ambushed two New York City police officers in their patrol car in broad daylight Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, fatally shooting them before killing himself inside a subway station. (AP Photo/Fulton County Sheriff)


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