Officials: 3 injured in police-involved shooting at house party in Queens

Police say the incident happened just before midnight at a house party in Springfield Gardens.

News 12 Staff

Aug 6, 2022, 2:33 PM

Updated 716 days ago

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Officials say three men were injured, one in critical condition, following a police-involved shooting in Queens late Friday night.
Police say the incident happened just before midnight at a house party in Springfield Gardens.
According to police, detectives were watching the party near 219th Street and 130th Avenue because they believed there was a potential threat.
Police say a group of unknown men approached the house, pulled out at least three guns and started shooting into the home where at least 75 to 100 people were in attendance.
Officers got out of their car and exchanged gunfire with the group of men, hitting three of them, according to police.
The three men were transported to the hospital, two suffered not life-threatening injuries and one remains in critical condition.
News 12 has learned the detectives involved in the shooting were not injured, but were taken to the hospital for evaluation.
However, authorities say they are still trying to figure out what exactly led to the shooting and are encouraging anyone with information to call police.


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