By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD officer is recovering after being shot with a BB gun on Staten Island.

The incident happened at around 7 p.m. on Monday.

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Police said the officer was hit in the shoulder while responding to a call on Richmond Terrace in the St. George section of the borough.

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He was taken to Staten Island University Hospital North with minor injures.

Officers were seen checking rooftops for suspects.

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No arrests were immediately reported.

CBSNewYork Team