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.