NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An investigation in under way following a police-involved shooting on Staten Island on Saturday night.
The shooting happened after police were called to Castleton Avenue and Treadwell Avenue in Port Richmond around 11:30 p.m., police said.
They had been called to the scene after receiving a tip about a suspect wanted for home invasion.
Police approached a 28-year-old man, but he ran off down Treadwell Avenue. When they began chasing him, he allegedly pointed a gun at responding officers.
The officers then fired two rounds, injuring the man in the upper torso, 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported.
A black Smith and Wesson 9mm handgun and a live round of ammunition was recovered next to the suspect, police said.