NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two people were arrested early Sunday after a police officer was struck by a vehicle near the FDR Drive.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday at under the FDR Drive overpass at East 23rd Street, police said.

Investigators said officers were called to help control a large crowd gathered near the overpass.

Police said earlier that the officer was pushed, but later said he was struck by a suspect’s vehicle.

The NYPD said one officer fired his gun. No one was struck.

The officer who was struck was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue with minor injuries, police said.


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