A man was fatally shot Saturday afternoon while fighting with two officers in a public housing complex in Brooklyn, authorities said.
 
The two officers were responding to a report of a suspicious man inside a hallway of the Van Dyke I Houses in the Brownsville neighborhood. The officers approached the man and asked for his identification and a "scuffle" ensued, investigators said.
 
The man, later identified as Erickson Gomez Brito, 21, grabbed a baton from one of the officers and began to strike both officers on the head, police said at a news conference. The two officers, a male and a female, then shot Brito, investigators said.
 
The male officer suffered a two-inch gash on his head and the female officer sustained several bruises, police said. They were treated a Jamaica Hospital.
 
Brito, who was shot several times, was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
The incident occurred at about 1:10 p.m. at 362 Sutter Avenue near Mother Gaston Boulevard.