NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) Police shot and wounded a man in the Bronx Monday evening.
The incident happened around 5:45 p.m. Monday at 144th Street and College Avenue in the Bronx, police said.READ MORE: Some Real Estate Agents Report Surge Of New Yorkers Moving From Manhattan To The Bronx
Officers were in the area when they heard and saw shots being fired by a suspect, police said. Two officers found the suspect, who allegedly pointed a gun at them, police said.
Officers shot a 19-year-old male suspect in the elbow, and he was taken to Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, police told WCBS 880. His condition was reported as stable.READ MORE: Reopenings Continue On Broadway As 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' Resumes Performances
Police told WCBS 880 the officer involved was “fine.”
A gun was recovered at the scene, police said.
The incident was one of at least two police-involved shootings Monday evening. Police also shot and killed a man in the Kensington section of Brooklyn shortly after 8 p.m., after responding to a fight in which a man was stabbed and also died. A woman was also injured in the incident.MORE NEWS: Police: Man Stabbed In Head With Machete After Argument At Walmart In Kearny, N.J.
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