NYPD Officers Shoot Armed Suspect In Brooklyn On Sunday Morning


shooThe following is via WABC:

A suspect was wounded in a police-involved shooting Sunday morning in Brooklyn.

Officers responded to Cooper Park Houses in East Williamsburg at 7:44 a.m. for two 911 calls – one for an armed gunpoint robbery, and the other for a man with a gun.

When officers responded, witnesses said a man with a gun was threatening people outside the housing complex. Police say he pointed a gun at officers.

A responding officer shot the suspect, according to the NYPD. He was taken to Woodhull Hospital.

It’s not clear how serious his injuries are.

The suspect had a gun which was recovered at the scene, police say.

There is a large police presence at the scene.

No officers were injured. The officer who shot the suspect was taken to Elmhurst Hospital for evaluation.

(Source: WABC)