NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have taken into custody a man they say struggled with a federal agent and tried to take his gun.
Police had been searching for Ricardo Ruiz-Rosado for five hours before tracking him down, CBS2’s Valerie Castro reported.READ MORE: Fashion World Remembers Iconic Journalist André Leon Talley
A Drug Enforcement Administration agent was trying to arrest Ruiz-Rosado around noon Tuesday in the parking lot of a Hampton Inn in South Jamaica on 135th Avenue near JFK Airport.
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One shot was fired, but no one was hit. The agent recovered the weapon.
The suspect ran off, and police swarmed the area. Ruiz-Rosado was found hiding in a shed, cops said.MORE NEWS: Mayor Adams Vows Crackdown On Drivers And Cyclists Who Fail To Yield For Pedestrians: 'Stop, Let Them Cross'
Police also arrested a woman earlier Tuesday in connection with the case. They have not released her name.