MARBLE HILL, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police and robbery suspects exchanged gunfire at a NYCHA complex in Manhattan Wednesday night.
Officials say those four suspects mugged a man in the courtyard at the Marble Hill Houses before 9:30 p.m.
The suspects were allegedly trying to steal the victim's motorcycle, authorities said.
Shots rang out when officers arrived at the scene.
Police say one of the suspects fired at them and then an officer shot back.
The shootout prompted a large NYPD presence. Investigators can be seen on video walking through a courtyard and placing cones down in a search for evidence.
Officials say the gun used by the suspects was not found.
People who live in this neighborhood say that gun violence like this is the reality they have to live with.
"It's gone up.. gotta survive," one resident said. "That's troubling because I have two kids. I have two girls."
No one was hit by any gunfire, but officers were treated at a nearby hospital and released, authorities said.
Police say the suspects are still on the run.
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