THE BRONX (PIX11) -- The 23-year-old man accused of shooting two NYPD officers in the Bronx will go before a judge Wednesday.
An Instagram account connected to Jason Polanco shows video of an old arrest of his from last year. In the post, the author conveys anger in describing the reason for the arrest. It was not Polanco's first arrest, according to the NYPD.
Polanco's residence along Decatur Avenue in the Bronx is heavily secured with two iron gates, safety bars, a surveillance camera and religious scriptures on a giant sign.
A woman came out of the home and acknowledged she knew Polanco. PIX11 News then asked her, "Do you think he shot the police officers?"
The woman responded, "No I don't think so."
Polanco was picked up by members of the HIDTA Task Force, a task force that specializes in tracking down dangerous fugitives.
PIX11 News tracked down video of Polanco engaging in an unregulated boxing match in the Bronx last summer. The street fighter shows off his tats and jabs in a match that lasted over five minute.
Polanco's toughest match now will be in a court of law.
As for the two officers shot?
Andrew Dossi, the most seriously injured, has tough road ahead according to NYPD Chief Surgeon Dr. Eli J. Kleinman. “Yes, he is going to have major physical therapy and may have a minor surgery later in the week, but I don’t want to get into any further details.”
Meanwhile, Officer Aliro Pellerano recieved good news Wednesday afternoon. He received the green light to go home from doctors at St. Barnabas Hospital.
Outside of the hospital, a sea of his brothers in uniform embraced him with cheers and applause upon his exit.AlertMe