Officials: Police shoot, injure gun-wielding man in Brooklyn

One man was injured in a police-involved shooting early Sunday morning in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. The incident happened on Rogers and Lefferts avenues around 7:20 a.m. Authorities say a 31-year-old

News 12 Staff

Jul 10, 2016, 7:55 PM

Updated 2,879 days ago

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Officials: Police shoot, injure gun-wielding man in Brooklyn
One man was injured in a police-involved shooting early Sunday morning in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.
The incident happened on Rogers and Lefferts avenues around 7:20 a.m.
Authorities say a 31-year-old man pointed a firearm at police officers and three officers returned fire.
Authorities say the man was taken to King County Hospital, and is in critical condition.
Officials say no officers were injured, but one was taken to Methodist Hospital as a precaution.
A resident told News 12 she heard at least five gunshots followed by a 10- to 20-second break, and then 10 more gunshots after that.
This is a developing story. Stay with News 12 for the latest as it becomes available.


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