Cops Open Fire at Armed Suspect on Bronx Subway Platform in 2nd Police-Involving Shoot on Same Night: NYPD - NBC New York

Cops Open Fire at Armed Suspect on Bronx Subway Platform in 2nd Police-Involving Shoot on Same Night: NYPD

The armed individual was shot in the shoulder, a law enforcement source tells News 4, and was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition

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    Two Police Involved Shootings in Brooklyn and Bronx

    In Brooklyn, a man was shot and later died when police came across him firing at another person. Later in the night, police in the Bronx got into a shootout with a man on a subway platform. The shootings happened just hours apart. NBC New York’s Ken Buffa reports.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019)

    What to Know

    • NYPD officers opened fire at an armed suspect early Wednesday morning in the Bronx, injuring the individual

    • police say the suspect may or may not have fired at police on the 5 train platform at White Plains Road and 225th Street

    • The shooting was the second police-involving shooting of the night. Police shot another man who was critically injured in Brooklyn

    NYPD officers opened fire at an armed suspect early Wednesday morning in the Bronx, injuring the man in a second police-involved shooting of the night.

    Police say shotspotter alerted cops to shots fired on the 5 train platform at White Plains Road and 225th Street. That's where they encountered an armed man and exchanged gunfire with him.

    The 27-year-old suspect, who was known to police, was shot in the shoulder and was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition, according to police. No officers or other commuters were injured.

    A .380 caliber semi-automatic firearm was recovered at the scene.

    Police Shoot Armed Suspect on Bronx Subway Platform

    [NY] Police Shoot Armed Suspect on Bronx Subway Platform

    NYPD officers opened fire at an armed suspect early Wednesday morning in the Bronx, injuring the man in a second police-involved shooting of the night. Tracie Strahan reports.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019)

    Videos posted on Citizen App show police taped off the entrance to the train station. The 2 and 5 train services were impacted as police continue their investigation.

    No other information was immediately available.

    The shooting was the second police-involving shooting of the night. Earlier Tuesday, a man was critically injured in a shootout with police in Brooklyn.

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