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Police: Gunman arrested after pointing gun at officers during crowd control incident

Officers faced off with a gunman during a crowd control incident early Saturday in Brooklyn.

News 12 Staff

Aug 2, 2020, 11:55 AM

Updated 1,421 days ago


Police tell News 12 that officers were involved in a shooting while trying to break up a crowd on Myrtle Avenue.

They say a 32-year-old man pulled out a gun and pointed it toward officers. The man did not open fire, but police tell News 12 that officers shot at the man.
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No one was injured in that incident.

The man who aimed at the officers is now in police custody as charges against him are pending.

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