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Female NYPD Officer Caught In Crossfire During East New York Shootout

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(credit: CBS 2)

(credit: CBS 2)

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New York City police officer was shot and wounded Monday afternoon in East New York.

The shooting occurred around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Linden Boulevard.  The female officer was apparently caught up in crossfire during a shootout, CBS 2 reported.

The officer was taken to Kings County Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating the shooting and looking for suspects.

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