Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Police Fire On Suspect In Brooklyn Park


By Geoffrey Croft

Narcotics officers working in East New York heard shots fired in a nearby park this evening. 

When they arrived at Railroad Park to investigate they saw two black males, one of them had a firearm.  

As the officers were exiting their car one of the assailants turned and pointed a gun at them, according to police.   Police fired several rounds at the suspect.

It is unknown at this time if he was shot.

It is under investigation whether the assailant discharged his weapon at the officers. 

The suspects fled into a nearby residents near E. 92nd Street and Ave B.

One of the suspects,  a 24-year-old, was taken into custody.  The gunman fled the scene.

The officers  were taken to Methodist Hospital and treated for tinnitus - a ringing or buzzing in the ears -   result of the gunshot discharges.

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