South Bronx NYPD Shooting

NYPD officers say they were forced to shoot an armed man when he turned his weapon on them overnight in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx.

The latest shooting came after plainclothes officers noticed the 19-year-old man and his gun early Saturday in the South Bronx, according to police. After a short chase, one of the officers fired at him.

Police said the man was hit once in the leg and was in stable condition at a local hospital. Officers said they collected a .380-caliber gun at the scene.

A police officer was taken to Bronxs-Lebanon hospital with a hand injury, but the officer wasn't shot, police said. The officer was treated for his injuries by NYC paramedics he was listed in stable condition.

The shooting came nearly 24 hours after officers shot a 45-year-old man in the northern Bronx early Friday. Police said he threatened officers with a kitchen knife during a traffic stop of a stolen car.

That man, also hit in the leg was treated for his injuries by NYC paramedics.He was transported to the hospital in stable condition and under arrest on charges including attempted murder and attempted assault.

1 comment:

Loving Annie said...

Good Sunday afternoon to you, NYC EMS !
Came here via MedicMarch's blog.
Yours is great ! Read about 6 of your posts, and am going to add you to my links, if that is okay with you --
Loving Annie