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.READ MORE: 4 Dogs On Long Island Need New Home After Owners Die Of COVID-19
One of them allegedly pulled out a gun, according to police, who said they started shooting after the suspect refused to drop his weapon.READ MORE: Witnessing Describe Stunning Head-On, Wrong-Way Crash On Route 20 In Paterson: 'It's Chilling. It's Terrible To See'
It appeared no one was hurt, police said.MORE NEWS: 6-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed While Attempting To Board School Bus With Brother In Brooklyn
The suspect was taken into custody.