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Police shoot armed suspect in Brooklyn

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NEW YORK (AP) - An armed suspect is in critical condition after being shot by police in Brooklyn.

The NYPD says the incident occurred at 8:34 p.m. Thursday in the Williamsburg section.

Police say the suspect's .380-caliber semiautomatic weapon was recovered.

No police officers were injured.

The shooting happened in the rear of 255 Havemeyer St., near a housing project.

No other details on what led to the shooting were immediately released.

The suspect was taken to Bellevue Hospital.

The investigation is continuing.

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