NYPD Officer Shoots Man in Washington Heights

NYPD Officer Shoots Man in Washington Heights.

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan – A New York police officer shot a man in the leg in Washington Heights on Sunday night, police said.

The man was shot near Forth Washington Avenue and West 186th Street around 8:15 p.m., authorities said. A firearm was recovered at the scene.

The officers involved were not injured but were taken to the hospital for evaluation.

The wounded man was also taken to hospital.

No additional information was immediately available.