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A shootout erupted in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn Monday night when a suspect opened fire on police officers, the New York Post reports.

Cops were investigating the shooting of two teens when the suspect shot at them at approximately 10 p.m. The police officers fired back, but no one was hit.

The suspect then ran through Lincoln Terrace Park near Brownsville, leading to a chase that involved a police helicopter and mobile command unit, the Post reports.


The gunman was wearing baggy black pants and a black hoodie. It was not clear if the suspect was caught as of Tuesday morning.

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