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Confines of the 67 Precinct: Brooklyn South Anti-Crime
Brooklyn police shooting leaves teenager dead
A teenager in Brooklyn was shot and killed Saturday night by two police officers after they say he pointed a gun at them
The Brooklyn South anti-crime unit came upon a police of teenagers and young men on 52nd Street in East Flatbush.
Police say one of the teenagers began walking away adjusting his waistband, and was acting suspiciously.
Officers said they began to approach the 16-year old when he turned around and pointed a .38 caliber gun at them.
Two officers opened fire and shot him.
The teen died later at Kings County Hospital.
The officers were plain-clothed and in an unmarked car.
Police have not yet determined whether the teenager fired his weapon.
Police say a loaded .38-caliber revolver was recovered at the scene.
Authorities say the officers were being treated for trauma and tinnitus and were in stable condition. The NYPD did not release their names.
Police: Undercover Officers Open Fire On Armed Teen
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Two police officers fatally shot a teenage boy who they say pointed a gun at them after they approached him on a Brooklyn street.
Undercover officers from the Brooklyn South Anti-Crime Patrol were walking East Flatbush on Saturday night when they came upon a group of young men standing in front of a home on East 52nd Street, according to police.
When the officers approached and started to talk to the group around 11:30 p.m., a 16-year-old boy began acting suspiciously and ran from the officers, police said.
Police said at one point, the boy grabbed for something in his waistband, 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reported. The teen pulled out a gun and turned at the officers, according to police.
When the plainclothes officers saw the gun, they both fired. The teen was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital a short time later, police said.
Police said a loaded .38-caliber revolver was recovered at the scene.
Since October, the teen had been arrested three times, police said. The boy’s identity has not been released.
The officers involved were treated for trauma, police said.
ANOTHER ONE IN STATEN ISLAND:
Confines of the 120 Precinct: Staten Island Gang Squad
Cop shoots suspected gang member in the stomach after Staten Island stop turns hostile
Three cops pulled over the suspect near Manor Road and N. Gannon Ave. on Saturday. When he reached for a firearm, the cops fired off one round before the suspect fled, eventually crashing and flipping his car near Clermont Place.
An NYPD cop shot an armed 33-year-old in the stomach following a car stop in Staten Island Saturday, officials said.
Police sources say two detectives and a police officer, members of the Staten Island Gang Squad, pulled over the suspect near Manor Road and N. Gannon Ave. at 1:15 p.m.
The cops had surrounded the reputed gang member’s vehicle when the suspect lurched his car forward — pinning one of the detectives between his bumper and the car in front of him. He then reached for a firearm, police say.
The officers drew their weapons and fired off one round before the suspect sped off, leading police on a five block chase that ended when he crashed and flipped his car near Clermont Place, officials said.
Paramedics rushed the alleged gunman to Richmond University Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition after treatment.
None of the officers were seriously injured and the suspect’s gun was recovered at the scene, officials said.
Sources say the gunman has a long criminal history that includes multiple narcotics and robbery arrests.
Police Shoot Man During a Traffic Stop on Staten Island
A police officer shot a man in the torso as he tried to flee during a traffic stop on Staten Island on Saturday, the police said. The man, who was not immediately identified, appeared to have reached for a weapon, the authorities said.
About 1:15 p.m., two detectives and an officer from the Staten Island gang squad tried to stop a white Toyota Camry near Manor Road and North Gannon Avenue after receiving information that the driver had a gun, the police said in a statement.
As the driver fled, he pinned one of the detectives against another vehicle, the statement said. When he appeared to reach for a weapon, an officer opened fire.
The man then drove away, colliding with several vehicles before crashing into a utility pole. He was apprehended and sent to Richmond University Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition.
The police said the driver had an extensive arrest record. A .44-caliber Taurus revolver was recovered from his car.
FWIW, did the NY papers stop putting perps' photos in their papers as did Boston several years ago in the name of political correcetness? :whistling:
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