NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police shot an armed suspect at a park Sunday in Manhattan, the NYPD says.

It happened shortly after 8 p.m. inside Fort Washington Park near West 168th Street in Washington Heights.

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Police said they received a report of shots fired, and two officers encountered the 23-year-old suspect.

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He allegedly ignored repeated warnings to drop his gun and pointed it at the officers, who both fired their weapons, hitting him in the torso.

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He was hospitalized in stable condition, and the gun was recovered.

CBSNewYork Team