Police shoot, kill robbery suspect in Bensonhurst
One suspect is dead and another is still at large after an armed home invasion in Bensonhurst.
It happened inside a home on 78th Street near Stillwell Avenue Monday.
Police say two officers responded to an armed home invasion in a third-floor apartment at around 6:30 p.m.
According to police, they saw a man running upstairs toward the third floor. They say he pushed an AC from the window, jumped out and scaled down the fire escape, hopped a fence and bumped into police backup on the other side.
Police say the suspect pointed a gun at a sergeant. That sergeant along with another officer shot at the suspect, hitting him twice. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Investigators are still searching for a second suspect, who they believe was wearing a yellow hard hat.
Seven adults and an infant inside the home at the time were not hurt.