NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD officer was struck by a vehicle and shots were fired during a traffic stop Wednesday night in Brooklyn.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. at Eastern Parkway and Saratoga Avenue in Crown Heights.

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Police said officers stopped a black Acura with New Jersey plates.

The driver allegedly went into reverse, striking one officer and another vehicle.


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A second officer fired a shot, but no one was hit.

The injured officer was hospitalized with chest pain.

Police are now looking for the vehicle involved.

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This was the department’s third police-involved shooting in the past three days.

CBSNewYork Team