Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Police involved shooting in the Bronx

A man was shot by police in the Bronx Tuesday evening.

A plainclothes officer attempted to stop a vehicle near 183rd Street and Grand Avenue when the driver of the vehicle struck an officer, according to police.

The 31-year old driver was shot in the leg by police. Authorities say the driver fled the scene, but hit a parked car some distance away. He was taken into custody.

The man was taken to Jacobi Hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Authorities say the officer who was hit by the car suffered a leg injury and was also hospitalized where he was treated and released.

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