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Cop injured, another reprimanded in Kensington car-hood ride gone wrong • Brooklyn Paper

Cop injured, another reprimanded in Kensington car-hood ride gone wrong

He has two headaches to worry about.

A police officer could face disciplinary action after he sustained a head injury when a ride on the hood of police cruiser in Kensington went terribly wrong on Monday, sending him to the hospital and prompting higher-ups to suspend Officer Michael Gargano, who was behind the wheel, according to the NYPD.

Officer Ahmed Shuhel was riding facedown on the hood of the squad car as it rolled down Seton Place toward Parkville Avenue shortly after 7:45 am, according to video footage. The possible joyride came to an abrupt end when the cruiser stopped short, pitching Shuhel backward and causing him to bash his head on the pavement, the spokeswoman said.

Responders transported Shuhel to Lutheran Medical Center in stable condition, according to a report.

An internal investigation into the incident is underway, and the spokeswoman said Shuhel could face disciplinary action, including a possible suspension, if he is found to be at fault.

Reach reporter Noah Hurowitz at nhuro‌witz@‌cnglo‌cal.com or by calling (718) 260–4505. Follow him on Twitter @noahhurowitz

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