Police-Involved Shooting Under Investigation In Morningside Heights

source https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/12/13/morningside-heights-police-involved-shooting/

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was a police-involved shooting in Morningside Heights on Sunday afternoon.

It happened around 4:20 p.m. near West 112nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue.

Officers responded to the scene for a report of shots fired. According to police, when they arrived, a man was discharging a weapon.

ADVISORY: Please avoid the area of West 112 Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan due to a police involved shooting. Expect a large police presence and traffic delays in the area. pic.twitter.com/7qGqv3iDEr

— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) December 13, 2020

Sources say officers returned fire and struck the gunman, who was taken to a local hospital.

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Further details have not yet been released.

Stay with CBSNewYork.com for the latest on this developing story.

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