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NYC Crime: Automobile chase ends with police-involved capturing within the Bronx


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Car chase ends with police-involved shooting in the Bronx

THE BRONX (WABC) — A automotive chase that spanned two boroughs ended with a police-involved capturing Saturday evening.

Police say this capturing occurred within the Grand Concourse part at 161 Avenue and Summit Avenue, however the incident truly began after they acquired a name a few automotive being damaged into in Manhattan.

Officers arrived on the preliminary scene at 149 Avenue and Convent Avenue in Hamilton Heights to take a look at the automotive break-in.

As soon as they had been working that scene, they noticed a automotive driving recklessly shut by, officers stated.

Police began to chase that reckless driver and ended within the Bronx, the place they arrested one of many folks in that automotive.

Officers say one other suspect fled right into a marshy space close to the Main Deegan Expressway. A couple of minutes later, the suspect pointed a weapon and police.

“Right now, members of the 3-0 Precinct have interaction this individual in an alternate of gunfire. After this alternate of gunfire, the person runs into the marsh space proper right here subsequent to the Main Deegan and a second gunfire alternate happens,” NYPD Chief of Patrol John Chell stated.

The police chief stated the suspect was shot within the head and leg. The 39-year-old is thought to the police and is in essential situation at a neighborhood hospital.

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