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.

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One of them allegedly pulled out a gun, according to police, who said they started shooting after the suspect refused to drop his weapon.

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It appeared no one was hurt, police said.

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The suspect was taken into custody.