Two NYPD cops had been damage when a 21-year-old man sped off from a visitors cease in Brooklyn, dragging one of many officers, police stated.
Not one of the accidents had been life-threatening, cops stated during a Saturday morning briefing at the scene.
The wild episode unfolded at 3:55 a.m. Saturday on the intersection of Broadway and Lorimer Avenue in Williamsburg, in accordance with NYPD Deputy Chief John Chell, commanding officer of Brooklyn North detectives.
4 uniformed officers in an unmarked automobile assigned to the ninetieth Precinct Public Security Unit responded to calls of photographs fired by a nightclub close to the intersection.
The officers later tracked down the autos believed to have been concerned within the incident, and started speaking to one of many drivers, who drove off in his white Honda CRV after a couple of minute.
The fleeing driver hit one of many officers, stated police, who stated one of many cops concerned fired their weapon on the automobile 3 times.
Police gave pursuit which ended with two officers firing their weapons at Meeker Avenue and Vandervoort Avenue, police stated. Two individuals had been taken into custody.
Roughly 20 minutes later, a 21 yr outdated man — believed to be the motive force of the white Honda — walked into Wyckoff Hospital with a gunshot wound to his chest, Chell stated. The person is listed in secure situation and costs are pending, cops stated.
One officer, who was standing “one to 2 toes” in entrance of the white automobile was struck within the leg and knee. One other cop suffered a hand harm, police stated.
Chell stated investigators had been nonetheless piecing collectively the episode.