NYPD sergeant injured after being struck by vehicle

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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.

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