Police said the incident occurred at around 5:30 p.m. while plain clothed officers were investigating a report of a man armed with a gun in the Red Hook Houses.
Police in Nassau County were searching Wednesday night for an unidentified person who drew swastikas with chalk on 14 cars in Bethpage and Massapequa Park.
Police on Wednesday were looking for a 27-year-old Brooklyn woman who vanished four days earlier.
Investigators believe Raphael Ward was shot after refusing to hand over his trendy winter coat, according to published reports.
A 16-year-old boy is dead, after being shot Friday night on the Lower East Side.