Two police officers, one Brooklyn resident hospitalized after apparent altercation

(07/24/06) BROOKLYN ? Two police officers and one Brooklyn resident in his 20s were injured in an apparent altercation at the Glenwood Houses Monday.Witnesses say

(07/24/06) BROOKLYN ? Two police officers and one Brooklyn resident in his 20s were injured in an apparent altercation at the Glenwood Houses Monday.

Witnesses say the incident unfolded after police officers approached a back yard barbecue and asked residents to turn down the music. According to witnesses, police handcuffed the gentleman to a rail after a verbal exchange. They also claim the officers beat the man. Residents say the man?s son came to his father?s defense and was shot in the chest by the officers.

Police have confirmed the man was taken to Brookdale Hospital with a gunshot wound. The officers were taken to Kings County Hospital with head wounds. It is not clear how the officers received their injuries.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The first Kick Your Game Sneaker Exposition kicked 1 Sneaker Expo kicks off at Brooklyn Stuy Dome
2 Word on the Street: Selfies
Experts offer advice on reducing healthcare costs at 3 Tips to reduce health care costs
4 Brooklyn Sportscast, Jan. 16
Tips to stay commited to your fitness resolution 5 Tips to stay committed to your fitness resolution

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE