NEW YORK (WABC) -- In this edition of 'The Countdown,' we follow the latest developments after the shooting of an off-duty NYPD officer in Brooklyn.
A person of interest was taken in custody Monday evening following the shooting of a 26-year-old officer on Saturday.
The person of interest was taken into custody in a hotel in Rockland County, according to police sources.
Meanwhile, the officer continues to fight for his life in the hospital.
7 On Your Side dug deeper into a couple other topics surrounding the tragedy.
7 On Your Side Investigates: Crime increasing in area of officer-involved shooting
When officers rushed to the scene Saturday night to investigate the shooting of one of their own, an off-duty officer shot while trying to buy a car, it's an area they've responded to before. 7 On Your Side Investigates is tracking a rise in violent crime in that area.
7 On Your Side: Tips to stay safe when buying, selling through Facebook Marketplace
An off-duty NYPD officer critically wounded during an attempted robbery in Brooklyn over the weekend is calling attention to the safety of buying or selling on Facebook Marketplace. 7 On Your Side's Nina Pineda highlights some harrowing stories and provides tips on how to keep you safe when buying or selling on the largest online marketplace.
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