Belt Parkway Accident Today – An examination is in progress in Brooklyn after a man was shot and killed by police on the interstate during a busy time.
The episode happened Thursday evening after 4 p.m. on the eastward Belt Parkway close to the Bay eighth Street exit.
Police say an NYPD interstate official halted a Jeep Cherokee for speeding, however as she moved toward the vehicle, the suspect hurried away. The officer followed the driver and put her plain vehicle before his vehicle.
The speculate back finished the official and proceeded eastward on the thruway, police said.
The official mentioned reinforcement and with the assistance of an extra roadway unit, they pulled the vehicle more than 200 yards east of the Bay Parkway Avenue entrance.
A 65-year-elderly person, the main individual in the Jeep, got out and pushed toward the officials with a firearm, police said.
The officials advised the man to drop the weapon however he kept on pushing toward them. That is when police say they terminated different rounds and he was struck a few times.
Regardless of introductory reports that his wounds were not perilous, police said he kicked the bucket at the medical clinic.
No officials were harmed.
Police said the man had seven earlier captures. A weapon was found at the scene.
“Listen it’s a risky circumstance, it’s heartbreaking there must be an adverse closure however we did what we needed to do to stop the danger,” said NYPD Chief of Department Rodney Harrison.
All paths of the Belt Parkway were shut for the examination. By 7 p.m. the parkway had resumed, however drivers were cautioned to anticipate remaining postponements.