NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD shot a man in the leg after he allegedly drove a stolen van toward officers Wednesday in Brooklyn.
Police said two uniformed officers spotted two men breaking into the van shortly before 9 p.m. in the New Lots section.
When officers approached, one man jumped into a second stolen van and drove toward them.
The officers opened fire, hitting the 61-year-old suspect in the leg.
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The van later collided with a marked police car.
The driver and another man who ran from the scene were taken into custody.