Man with knife lunges at public safety officer in the Bronx, sources say

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Friday, May 7, 2021
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A man with a knife lunged at a public safety officer in the Bronx, sources say.

PARKCHESTER, The Bronx (WABC) -- A man with a knife lunged at a public safety officer in the Bronx, sources say.

It happened around 3 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Metropolitan Ave and Parkchester Rd.

The Parkchester officer fired a gun and struck the man in the buttocks.

The suspect was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in serious, but stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

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