1 man dead in police-involved shooting - New York News

1 man dead in police-involved shooting

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NYPD officers confronting a suspected robber in Brooklyn early Wednesday morning opened fire on the man shooting him in the torso, said police.

The 50-year-old suspect was in a struggle with another man on Hinsdale Street when he opened fire on the officers as they approached. The man took off and hid in front of a car on Dumont Avenue where he was shot by police, according to the NYPD.

The suspect was rushed to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The officer involved in the shooting was treated at Jamaica Hospital for tinnitus.

A .357 Smith and Wesson revolver was recovered at the scene.

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