New York City, NYPosted byLaw & Crime
‘Stop Reaching for It, Dude!’: NYPD Says Video of Alleged Gang Member Shooting Lieutenant in Ankle Proves Officers Showed ‘Incredible Restraint’
The New York Police Department on Saturday released video of the shooting of a lieutenant who was among at least four officers struggling to subdue a suspect. The suspect was in turn reaching for a gun during an arrest. The lieutenant, a member of the NYPD’s 42nd Precinct, was shot in the ankle, the department said on Twitter. The 42nd Precinct covers approximately one square mile of the Bronx.