Suspect captured following deadly crime spree, 2 NYPD officers hurt
WPIX
Patrick James Dillon

via WPIX:

QUEENS, N.Y. -- (WPIX) -- ASTORIA, Queens – Two NYPD members were sprayed with an accelerant and burned on Sunday night in the final moments of a manhunt for a 23-year-old who went on a violent spree earlier in the day, authorities say.

The suspect, Patrick James Dillon, had slashed a woman, burned one man and fatally stabbed another before being shot in both legs by police, authorities said.

He was arrested in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, following the manhunt -- which involved "hundreds" of police officers -- according to the NYPD.

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