July 30 2021 Bronx, New York – NYPD lieutenant was shot in the foot just before midnight in The Bronx following a gunfire that erruppted at Lyman Place and East 169th Street.
At the press conference NYPD Commissioner Shea said that the uniformed officers left the vehicle when they observed a man they believed to be in possession of a weapon.
Upon exiting the car, the man allegedly took off running, according to NYPD. He was approrehended after 50 feet when a struggle ensued, according to police.
“During this struggle we believe the individual fires one round, which strikes our lieutenant one time in the ankle”, “which then strikes a nearby parked car.” added Shea.
According to Shea, the suspect is a known gang member who was arrested on gun charges 8 months ago, he was taken into custody with no injuries.
Uniformed NYPD lieutenant was shot in the foot, taken to the hospital and is expected to be ok.
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