An NYPD detective fired his gun at a automobile that was allegedly driving towards a sergeant throughout a visitors cease within the Bronx on Thursday, police and legislation enforcement sources stated.
The chaos unfolded earlier than 3 p.m. close to East 233rd Avenue and Harper Avenue when the 31-year-old male driver tried to strike the approaching sergeant together with his automobile, sources informed The Put up. The detective shot his gun as soon as and struck the automobile, not the motive force, in line with authorities.
The motive force didn’t endure any accidents, police stated. He was taken into custody with costs pending.
A firearm was recovered on the scene, police stated.
The detective was taken to the hospital for tinnitus, police stated. No different accidents had been reported.
An investigation into the incident is underway.