NYPD officers shoot armed man on Bronx subway platform: police

Glenn Schuck
October 16, 2019 - 6:34 am
225 Street station after shooting

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Police officers shot a man who was armed at a subway station in the Bronx just after midnight early Wednesday morning, according to officials.

Police responded to a 911 calls for a man firing shots at the 225 Street-White Plains Road subway station in the Wakefield neighborhood.

Plain clothes and uniformed officers gathered at the scene and engaged the man, who then turned around with the gun in hand.

Two officers fired several rounds at the suspect, on the southbound platform, hitting him once in the left shoulder, police say.

The suspect was taken by EMS to Jacobi Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

The officers involved are also being evaluated.

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A .380 caliber semi-automatic weapon was taken at the scene next to the suspect.

The suspect is a 27-year-old man with a criminal history, police said Wednesday morning.

Edward Delatorre, NYPD Transit Chief said, "Our officers never hesitate to run towards danger every day to protect our city. This morning's shooting just underscores the danger that these officers have to live with and the necessity to get illegal weapons off the streets.”

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