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NYC crime: NYPD officer, suspect injured in police-involved shooting in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

NYC crime: NYPD officer, suspect injured in police-involved shooting in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

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BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man was shot in the leg by police officers investigating a previous double shooting in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Thursday night.The man was shot on Patchen Avenue, blocks from an earlier shooting on Broadway at Kosciuszko Street just after 9:30 p.m.In that first burst of gunfire, two men were struck.A 31-year-old man shot was in the right leg and right arm. He was taken to Kings County Hospital.And a 44-year-old man was shot in the left hand. He was taken to Brooklyn University Hospital.Both men sustained non-life threatening injuries. They both have criminal drug histories.An armed 26-year-old suspect was spotted by responding officers assigned to the 81 Precinct's Neighborhood Safety Team, a specialized unit tasked by the curre...