Suspect wounded in police shooting on Brooklyn playground

A handgun was recovered at the scene of a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn

November 3, 2013 7:05:23 AM PST
The NYPD is investigating a police shooting that left an armed man wounded outside a Brooklyn playground.

Police say the man was carrying a gun and chasing after two other men when he ran right past three uniformed officers.

They ran after him, ordering him to drop the weapon.

Insead, police say he turned the gun on the officers, and one of them opened fire.

The man was hit in the leg and taken to Kings County Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition. His loaded .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun was recovered at the scene.

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