The NYPD has arrested a Brooklyn man suspected of shooting a 52-year-old man in the arm and then engaging police in a gunfight in Bushwick early Friday.
Jerrol Harris, 27, of Rockaway Parkway, is charged with attempted murder, assault and criminal use of a firearm.
Harris also faces separate charges related to his shooting at police officers, authorities said. He was charged with four counts of attempted murder of a police officer, criminal possession of a weapon, menacing and reckless endangerment.photosRecent NYC mug shotsSee alsoMajor NYC crime
According to police, about 1 a.m. Friday officers found a man with a bullet wound to his arm outside a residence on Madison Street near Knickerbocker Avenue. Police said the victim gave the plainclothes officers from the 83rd Precinct anti-crime unit a description of the shooter. Police said officers spotted the suspect fleeing the scene.
Police said the officers canvassed the area and found Harris, who fired "multiple" gunshots at them, hitting their unmarked car. Police then called for additional officers who helped chase Harris.
Police said they returned fire and that one officer's shot hit Harris in the calf. Officers recovered a .40-caliber Taurus Millennium handgun on Jefferson Avenue where the suspect was arrested, police said. Harris was reported in stable condition at Kings County Hospital Center.
Six police officers were treated for tinnitus, four at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and two at Kings County Hospital. They were all in stable condition. The victim was also reported in stable condition at Elmhurst Hospital Center in Queens, police said.