A police officer shot and wounded a person armed with a BB gun in Brooklyn Thursday night time, cops stated.
The gunfire erupted at Church Ave. and E. thirty fourth St. in East Flatbush at about 10:10 p.m., authorities stated.
“It was about 4 photographs,” witness Ronald Williams, forty seven, recounted. “It was wild, everybody was operating from all angles.”
Cops received a 911 name from somebody who stated they noticed a person — in a purple sweater, grey sweatpants and purple footwear — carrying a gun, sources stated.
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Responding police discovered the armed suspect within the Grocery Deli on Church Ave. and chased him. Cops say he refused to drop his weapon and one officer opened hearth, hitting the person within the left leg. Investigators discovered a BB gun on the scene.
“Male shot! Male shot!” a cop shouted over the radio, calling for backup and EMS.
Medics took the wounded man, in his 20s, to Kings County Hospital in important situation, officers stated.
He was nonetheless in surgical procedure after midnight, in line with kin.
One of many man’s associates noticed by the scene and shouted, “The police shot my man, they grimey!”
Regardless of the commotion, Williams stated he wasn’t scared. “I’m used to it, I’m an ex-cop in Jamaica,” he stated.
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