- Associated Press - Sunday, November 8, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - A 20-year-old man was shot and wounded by police after pulling a gun and attempting to rob plainclothes detective in Brooklyn.

It happened at Monroe Street and Bedford Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant just after 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police say three plainclothes detectives were investigating a past robbery in the area when one of the detectives was approached by three males.

Police say one of the men pulled out a firearm and demanded his property. Police say the detective then fired his firearm, striking the 20-year-old suspect in the arm and torso. The suspect was hospitalized in stable condition.

Police say a second suspect, a 16-year-old male, is in custody and a third suspect is being sought.

Police say a firearm was recovered.


This story has been corrected to show that the wounded suspect is 20 years old, not 18, per new information from police.



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