NYPD Officer Brendan Cronin arrested in Pelham Bay shooting

Cops say the five-year NYPD veteran has been charged with assault and suspended without pay. (5/1/14)

THE BRONX - An NYPD officer who works in the Bronx has found himself on the other side of the law for his alleged role in a Westchester County shooting. 

According to authorities, Officer Brendan Cronin fired his gun at least 13 times at a car sitting at a stoplight in Pelham Bay Tuesday night. 

They say a 47-year-old man was wounded, but is in stable condition at the hospital. 

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Cronin, a five-year NYPD veteran, is being charged with first-degree assault. He has been suspended without pay. 

It remains unclear what led to the shooting.  

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