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NYPD responds to reports of armed suspect in East Village

The NYPD is investigating after an unknown suspect allegedly pointed a gun at police officers in Manhattan.

EAST VILLAGE – The NYPD is investigating after an unknown suspect allegedly pointed a gun at police officers in Manhattan.

According to authorities, officers were called by a family member who said the suspect was menacing someone with a gun near E. 4th St. and Avenue C Thursday around 8 p.m. in the East Village. FOX 5 NY’s Lissette Nun?ez is live from the scene

The NYPD is investigating after an unknown suspect allegedly pointed a gun at police officers in Manhattan.

When police arrived on scene, authorities said the suspect pointed the gun at them. It's unclear if the suspect opened fire at police. Police did open fire at the suspect, but he was not struck.

The suspect was taken into custody. A gun was recovered.

The NYPD responded to reports Thursday night of an armed suspect in the East Village.

Police said the 20-year-old suspect is charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

The NYPD responded to reports Thursday night of an armed suspect in the East Village.

No one injuries were reported.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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