Join us for a fundraising hero WOD to honor NYPD Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo
(End of Watch Friday, November 4, 2016 ) and help raise money for K9 Rudi.
Proceeds will go to benefit Binghamton Police K9 Rudi, and help offset medical bills as he was diagnosed with Scott Syndrome.
$10 to participate
20 Minute AMRAP
In Teams of 2 or Solo
11 Kettlebell Swings 70# / 35#
04 Strict Pullups (Rx+ = Muscle-ups)
16 Box Jumps 24″ / 20″
Sergeant Paul Tuozzolo was shot and killed after he and another officer located a suspect who had just held his estranged wife and her family hostage for several hours.
At approximately 2:45 pm the man broke into his estranged wife’s home in the Bronx. During the ordeal the man told his estranged wife that he was planning engage in a shootout with the police. He eventually fled in a vehicle after the victim was able to call 911. Sergeant Tuozzolo and other officers were canvassing the area for the vehicle when they located it at Bronx River Avenue and Noble Avenue.
Officers boxed the vehicle in. As Sergeant Tuzzolo and another sergeant exited their patrol cars the subject opened fire with a .45 caliber handgun. Sergeant Tuozzolo was struck in the head and killed, and a second sergeant was struck in the leg. Other officers at the scene returned fire, killing the suspect.
Sergeant Tuozzolo had served with the New York City Police Department for 19 years and was assigned to the 43rd Precinct. He is survived by his wife and two young sons.