One of two guns recovered by police


Three men have been arrested after a Brooklyn cellphone store robbery ended in a police-involved shooting and one hospitalized suspect.

Alan Francois, 25, Altariq Mciver, 39, and Marquis Riley, 25, have been charged with offenses stemming from a Thursday robbery of a Verizon store on Avenue P in Midwood, the NYPD reported.

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Before noon, the suspects entered the store, announced a robbery and ordered all employees into a back room as they removed an unknown number of cellphones, the police stated. They then fled the scene in a black Jeep.


After being alerted to the incident, police broadcasted a description of the vehicle, which was spotted on East 14thStreet, where the suspects attempted to flee on foot. After one of the suspects displayed a firearm, an officer shot him twice in the torso, police stated.

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The wounded suspect was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.

Besides the three arrests, authorities also recovered two firearms from the scene, police added.

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