NH man arrested in Queens for allegedly shooting at NYPD
QUEENS - A Rochester man was arrested in New York City for allegedly shooting at police officers around 8:30 a.m. on Monday morning, Queens Chronicle reported.
The alleged shooter has been identified as 27-year-old Jeremy Clark. He is being charged with attempted murder, assault criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment, according to the Queens Chronicle.
New York Daily News reported that Clark parked his vehicle near 56th Avenue and 61st Street and began walking down the street armed with a gun. Clark then allegedly fired at a woman in a van before taking refuge in a nearby home, according to the article.
Police were finally able to apprehend Clark, but not before Clark reportedly fired a shot at the officers, WABC-TV New York reported.
NYPD told New York Daily News, "[Clark] comes out with his hands up screaming and yelling."
Officers also reported that a .38 caliber handgun was recovered from the home Clark allegedly invaded.
The witness told WABC-TV, "He was standing right across the street when the shot was fired at the cop."
Clark was treated for injury at Elmhurst Hospital and five NYPD officers were treated for injury at North Shore University Hospital, according to WABC-TV. There is no word as to whether or not anyone else was injured during the incident.