Suspect, 42-year-old Hassan King, shot in wrist during University Avenue hostage situation

Police say King barricaded himself in an apartment after punching a man in the face and hitting a woman.

Police say King barricaded himself in an apartment after punching a man in the face and hitting a woman. (5/14/13)

THE BRONX - A hostage situation inside a Bronx apartment came to an end after officers shot the suspect in the wrist.

According to police, 42-year-old Hassan King barricaded himself inside 1380 University Ave. Sunday night after punching a man in the face and hitting a woman.

Hostage negotiators tried to get King to surrender, but authorities ended up forcing their way inside.
 

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