NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is looking for a suspect after a police-involved shooting in the Bronx.
Police say officers responded to a robbery in progress at a cell phone store near 174th Street and Hoe Avenue in East Morrisania around 6:30 p.m.READ MORE: New York's COVID State Of Emergency Set To Expire Thursday
According to investigators, officers were met with an armed man who showed his weapon.
At least one officer fired a shot. The suspect took off.
Due to a police involved shooting, please avoid the vicinity of East 174 St & Hoe Ave in the Bronx. Expect a large police presence in the surrounding area.READ MORE: Conservation Work Done On Gay Liberation Monument In Christopher Park
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Police recovered a handgun at the scene. No arrests have been made.MORE NEWS: 'Diaphragm Law' Banning NYPD Officers From Applying Pressure To Suspect's Torso Struck Down
Two officers were treated at a local hospital for ringing in their ears.