A uniformed officer was on patrol in the park when he shot the man following some kind of struggle.
Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody last month, were in attendance as the rally demanded justice for Michael Brown.
The incident occurred shortly after midnight when two officers pulled over a vehicle on Howells Road.
Authorities are investigating a police involved shooting that took place in Wayne on Saturday morning.
Officers were responding to reports of a stabbing inside of a Lefferts Gardens apartment when the shooting occurred.
The lieutenant and two other officers got out of their car and ordered a suspect to drop his weapon. That’s when, they say, the 23-year-old man turned and pointed the gun at the lieutenant.
The incident happened at 125th Street and 12th Avenue just after 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Two people, including a Nassau County police officer, were injured Sunday in a police-involved shooting in Queens.
A Paterson police officer was involved in a shooting early Saturday, marking the third such incident in recent days, according to a published report.
The incident happened at around 3 p.m. on Mother Gaston Boulevard, police said.
A man was shot and wounded by police in Brooklyn Saturday morning, after he allegedly struck an officer with a cane.
Dixon Rodriguez died Tuesday afternoon just steps from his Hall Avenue home. Police shot and killed the 32-year-old man after he allegedly tried to attack them.
Police shot and killed a man in Perth Amboy, N.J. Wednesday afternoon, after he allegedly attacked an officer with a knife.
Police received a 911 call around 3 p.m., from a landlord reporting that a man had been acting strangely and threatening him with violence in a building on Hart Street in Brooklyn.
It all started at East 206th Street and Rochambeau Avenue around 5:30 a.m. when officers spotted one of the suspects with a gun.