PHOTOS: NYPD officer shot in East Harlem

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">An NYPD officer was shot Tuesday night after he responded to shots fired and chased a suspect to a footbridge at the FDR Drive. (WABC Photo/ WABC)</span></div>
A New York City police officer has died after being shot while responding to a report of a man armed with a gun on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015.

The suspect was shot in the leg and taken to New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. A weapon was recovered, and the bicycle he was riding was also recovered.

Officer Randolph Holder, 33, was a five-year veteran of the force.

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton called Holder an "extraordinary individual" and said in a news conference that his heart broke for his father, also a former police officer who served in Guyana. Holder's grandfather was also a police officer in Guyana.

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