Police shot and wounded a man who fled from them in a stolen car in Queens on Sunday night, authorities and sources said. The shooting took place just before 10 p.m. at 97th Avenue and Allendale Street in Jamaica following a police pursuit of the stolen
Published: 2021-01-24 11:51 pm
NYPD cops shoot fleeing Queens car thief
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Police shot and wounded a man who fled from them in a stolen car in Queens on Sunday night, authorities and sources said.

The shooting took place just before 10 p.m. at 97th Avenue and Allendale Street in Jamaica following a police pursuit of the stolen vehicle, police and sources said.

Two men were inside the vehicle, including the 28-year-old suspect who was shot by police in the torso, sources said.

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Police near the scene of an officer involved shooting at 97th Avenue and Allendale Street in Queens.
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He was taken to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition, police said.

Two officers were taken to an area hospital for tinnitus, sources said.

It’s the second police-involved shooting since Thursday, when two plainclothes narcotics cops fatally shot a man who was charging at them with a knife.

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