Officer John Hirschberger, suspect injured in Bed-Stuy Shootout

Officer John Hirschberger was struck in the thigh

Officer John Hirschberger was struck in the thigh during the shootout in Bed-Stuy. (September 1, 2014 10:23 AM)

A police officer is recovering and a suspect is in stable condition Monday after they were injured in a shootout a day earlier in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

The incident occurred on Marcus Garvey Boulevard and Gates Avenue at around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say two sergeants and an officer from the Brooklyn Borough North Crime Unit were out patrolling when they spotted a man with a gun, who led police...

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