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.READ MORE: NYPD: Officer Fires On Suspect Fleeing Traffic Stop In Brooklyn
Police said they received a report of shots fired, and two officers encountered the 23-year-old suspect.READ MORE: NYPD: Familial DNA Search Identified Joseph Martinez As Suspect In Cold Case Murder Of Bronx Teen Minerliz Soriano
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.MORE NEWS: Family In Fear After Qui-Ying Ma Is Bashed In The Head With A Rock, Allegedly By Repeat Offender: 'I'm Not Satisfied About The Justice System'
He was hospitalized in stable condition, and the gun was recovered.