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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Queens - Man Shot By Nassau Police

NEW YORK  — Nassau County police shot and wounded a man who allegedly struck an officer with a car in Queens Sunday.

Nassau County police told CBS 2 the incident happened around 4:40 p.m. at 186-10 Wexford Terr. in Queens. Officers from Nassau County had crossed into Queens for an investigation, police said.

Sources told 1010 WINS’ Roger Stern two Nassau County officers approached a car, and the driver took off and struck one of the officers.

The other officer opened fire on the car, and critically wounded someone inside, police said.

The 21-year-old man was taken to Jamaica Hospital with a gunshot wound to the torso, police said.

The officer was taken to North Shore-LIJ Health System North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset with leg injuries, police said.

The crime scene was near the Passionist Monastery in Jamaica Estates, Queens.

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