2 NYPD officers transported to hospital after dispute with man leads to shots fired

Officials say two NYPD officers fired their weapons after a dispute with a man in East Flatbush Monday night.

News 12 Staff

Jan 5, 2021, 11:20 AM

Updated 1,289 days ago

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Officials say two NYPD officers fired their weapons after a dispute with a man in East Flatbush Monday night. 
Police say just a little before 8 p.m.,officers responded to a call about a person with emotional problems. 
They say they found a man with a knife. Police say one officer fired his weapon, but that no one was hit by a bullet. 
Since Christmas, there have been at least three police-involved shootings in the city and at least three other incidents of officers firing their weapons, including this one.
The 39-year-old suspect faces charges and two officers were sent to the hospital for evaluation.


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