Before shooting himself, an off-duty cop fatally shoots his wife’s suspected boyfriend.

According to the New York Police Department, an off-duty cop fatally shot a young guy he suspected of having an affair with his wife before turning the pistol on himself.

According to the NYPD, the murder-suicide occurred around 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, May 8 outside the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant on Route 211 in Wallkill, Orange County, New York.

Officer Sean Armstead, 36, took a sick day and trailed his wife and the guy he thought was her lover, Edward Wilkins, 20, to the La Quinta motel, according to the NYPD statement.

They left the hotel in separate cars, and Armstead pursued Wilkins’ car, colliding with it at a nearby Buffalo Wild Wings, according to reports.

According to sources, the suspected boyfriend, a young male, exited the damaged vehicle and fled, but the cop pursued him and shot him in the head before shooting him twice when he slumped to the ground. Armstead then took his own life.

According to the statement, his wife arrived at the gruesome scene in a separate automobile and began wailin’. Officer Sean Armstead Gary DeYoung of the New York Police Department said he was walking his dog when he heard the crash.

DeYoung told News 12 that “then one man jumps out, comes over here, and begins shooting away.”

“I was like, ‘Whoa,'” she says. I dialed 9-1-1. There were two bodies on the ground in the parking lot at the time.”

Armstead, who grew up in New York’s Port Jervis, joined the NYPD in July 2011 and was assigned to a Bronx public housing command, according to authorities.

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