NYPD SVU Detectives Neutralize Active Shooter In East Harlem

Police are investigating a police-involved shooting in Manhattan Tuesday evening.

Two SVU detectives were on their way back to their station house in East Harlem after making an arrest for an attempted rape and encountered a shooting in progress at East 101st Street and 1st Avenue, police said. 

That’s where a gunman shot at another man walking ahead of him, hitting the 21-year-old victim in the torso and leg before the victim began running northbound on 1st Avenue to try to get away, according to police. 

The gunman continued to chase after the victim until he encountered the detectives, police said. The plainclothes officers identified themselves and ordered the suspect to drop his gun…

Watch the report on NBC New York.

Source: www.nbcnewyork.com

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