Lashawn McNeil, alleged gunman in NYPD officer shooting remains in critical condition

HARLEM, Manhattan — Police say the alleged gunman who killed one police officer and left another injured, remains in critical condition.

Lashawn McNeil, 47, was on probation for a 2003 drug conviction in New York City, authorities say. He also has several out-of-state arrests.

In 2002 and 2003, McNeil was arrested three times in Pennsylvania on drug charges and suspicion of assaulting a police officer.

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Authorities say he posted anti-government and anti-police material on social media.

McNeil was reportedly staying with his mother to help her take care of her other son, who has special needs.

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