Cop Injured, Suspect Shot In Bronx Car Stop

Published on January 02, 2013, 9:54 am
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Authorities say a New York City police officer was injured when the driver of a car he was approaching hit him with the vehicle.

The driver was then wounded by another officer who fired at him. The incident happened around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday in Bronx.

Police say the officer and a detective in plainclothes were approaching a car when the driver hit the officer. The other officer fired once, hitting the 31-year-old driver in the leg.

Authorities say the driver fled, but hit a parked car some distance away. He was taken into custody and was in stable condition at the hospital.

The officer who was hit suffered a leg injury and was also taken to the hospital.


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