NYPD sergeant injured after being struck by vehicle

Posted: Updated:
THE BRONX -

A female NYPD sergeant was responding to a shooting Saturday night when she sustained injuries by a vehicle, police say. 

Police say that the female officer was responding to a call of someone shot when she sustained injures by a car near 2274 Washington Ave. around 10 p.m. 

Though details surrounding the incident remain unclear, News 12 was told that the sergeant may have been pinned by a vehicle.

Police say an 18-year-old male suspect shot himself in the leg while trying to flee the scene

The suspect is facing various charges, including assault on a police officers, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon.

The officer was admitted to St. Barnabas with non-life threatening injuries.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."