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BB Gun-Wielding Man Hits NYPD Car En Route to Bronx Fire, Police Say

By Ben Fractenberg | November 13, 2013 5:36pm
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THE BRONX — A man with a BB gun shot at a police car, responding to an apartment building fire early Tuesday morning, according to the NYPD.

Officers were responding to reports of a fire at 1168 Stratford Ave. in Soundview when their car was hit with multiple BBs in the front and rear windshield while heading westbound on Stratford Avenue toward Westchester Avenue about 12:25 a.m.

The shooter is described as 18 to 22 years old, five feet nine to five feet ten inches tall and about 200 pounds.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then entering "TIP577."

No officers were injured in the shooting.