One person is dead after a police-involved shooting in Inwood

INWOOD, Manhattan (WABC) — One person was killed after a police-involved shooting in Manhattan’s northern Inwood neighborhood early Sunday morning.

According to police, uniformed officers driving in an unmarked car observed an argument between a group of people around 3 a.m. near the intersection of Dyckman Street and Nagle Avenue.

Police say as they approached the group, they saw a man with a gun in his hand among people fighting in the crowd.

At a briefing on the shooting, NYPD Chief of Patrol Jeffrey Maddrey said the officers got out of their vehicle and gave repeated commands to the man to drop the gun.

According to Maddrey, four officers then fired their weapons at the suspect, firing ‘multiple rounds’ and striking the 29-year-old man ‘around the body.’

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Another man was injured.

Police released a picture of the gun that was found at the scene.







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