Cops exchange fire with gunmen at Brooklyn housing complex

BEDFORD STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A suspect is in custody after police exchanged fire with gunmen in Brooklyn Tuesday night.

Authorities say officers were on routine patrol near the Sumner Houses in Bedford Stuyvesant, where they saw people shooting at each other around 9:30 p.m.

Police also fired their guns, but there were no reports of anyone being hit by bullets.

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According to authorities, a man and woman were shot along East 18th Street and Church Avenue around 4:20 p.m.


Officials say two officers were taken to the hospital.

One person was taken into custody.

Police may also be pursuing another suspect, who is believed to be hiding inside a housing project building.


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