CROTONA PARK EAST, Bronx (WABC) -- An off-duty NYPD officer fired a shot during an attempted robbery Wednesday in the Bronx.
Investigators said that a man approached the officer on Clinton Avenue in Crotona Park East. The suspect has not been found.
The officer was treated at St. Barnabas Hospital for minor abrasions, a hand injury and ringing in his ears, and released.
It was not known if the suspect was struck. A citywide hospital canvas failed to uncover a suspect
The investigation is ongoing.
Nothing was taken during the attempted mugging.
NYPD off-duty officer fires shot in Bronx during attempted robbery