Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Armed Man Shoots On-Duty Police Officer By Brooklyn Housing Project

An on-duty plainclothes police officer was shot outside the Bushwick Houses in Brooklyn tonight.

The officer was taken to Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, but his condition is not yet known.

At 9 p.m., the officer and another colleague in plainclothes were at 370 Bushwick Avenue, pursuing a man with a gun.

The suspect fired twice at the officers and shot one of them.

The officers had not returned fire.

The suspect who shot the officer is still at large.

By: NY1 News

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