QUEENS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – An investigation is underway in Queens, where police say officers were forced to open fire on a suspect who had a gun.
The NYPD said two uniformed patrol officers approached two people who were fighting late Saturday night near Vernon Boulevard and 41st Avenue in Astoria.
One of them allegedly pulled out a gun, according to police, who said they started shooting after the suspect refused to drop his weapon.
It appeared no one was hurt, police said.
The suspect was taken into custody.