NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — NYPD officers shot and killed a man overnight in Brooklyn after he allegedly turned a gun on them.
Police responded to gunshots round 10:30 p.m. Thursday exterior Boardwalk Wine and Spirits on Halsey Road close to Wilson Avenue in Bushwick. Officers discovered three folks had been shot in entrance of the shop.
The gunman allegedly took off down Wilson Avenue, and the officers chased after him.
“They noticed a person holding a firearm in his left hand and gave instructions for the person to drop the firearm. The person doesn’t comply and as a substitute raises the firearm within the route of the officers,” NYPD Chief of Patrol Juanita Holmes mentioned. “The officers then discharged their service weapons, hanging the gunman.”
The suspect was taken to an space hospital, the place he died.
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Police launched a photograph of the gun they recovered on the scene.
As for the preliminary taking pictures victims — males ages 27, 39 and 40 — sources inform CBS2 it seems the trio was hanging out exterior the liquor retailer, however there’s no indication the store was the goal of a theft. None of their accidents had been life-threatening.
The officers concerned had been additionally taken to the hospital for statement.
Police sources say the suspect had a felony file, however they haven’t launched his title.