NYC stabbing incident contains automobile hitting cop, officer firing spherical

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A wild incident within the Bronx left one man stabbed, despatched a driver backing their automobile towards a cop and an officer firing off one spherical from his weapon, authorities stated.

As of later Saturday afternoon, police have been nonetheless piecing collectively the incident, which unfolded round 10:50 a.m., police stated.

The episode started when a person was stabbed within the abdomen by a knife-wielding attacker at Ninth Avenue and West 203rd Street in University Heights, cops stated. The stabber then drove off in an older-model gold automobile, authorities stated.

Police investigating the knifing stopped a automobile, solely to have the driving force throw the automobile in reverse and again up towards the officer as they approached, the NYPD stated. The cop then fired their weapon, and the automobile in query sped off. Cops don’t consider the bullet struck anybody.

“The perp and the stabbing victim are known to each other and may have had a business beef,” a police supply stated.

Another supply stated the suspect fled the scene in a gold Honda Civic that was registered in New York. It all began as a dispute involving a person with a machete, and not less than 4 vehicles had been broken in the course of the episode, the supply added.

The NYPD couldn’t affirm that and supplied no different particulars. There are not any arrests and the investigation is ongoing, cops stated.