Police officer fires shot at cane-wielding suspect on Broadway in Bed-Stuy

Witnesses say an elderly man was shot by

Witnesses say an elderly man was shot by a police officer this afternoon on Broadway Avenue. (December 7, 2013 7:32 PM)

A cane-wielding man was shot by a police officer in Bedford-Stuyvesant Saturday morning, according to witnesses and police.

It happened under the train tracks near the Myrtle Avenue station on Broadway. Police say that two officers who were patrolling the area saw a man strike their vehicle with a cane.

When they came closer, police say the 27-year-old suspect hit one of the officers,...

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