BELMONT — NYPD officers arrested a 22-year-old man in the Bronx Saturday evening, after seeing him point a gun at three people, chasing him several blocks and shooting him in the leg, police said.
According to the NYPD, three officers heard a commotion outside Sake II Restaurant at 690 East 187th Street in the Bronx just after 7:30 p.m.
Outside, they found Jayson Ramos pointing a 9 mm Glock pistol at three people. The officers ordered Ramos to drop the weapon, but he fled on foot, police said.
The officers chased Ramos, and he turned and pointed his gun at the officers on Beaumont Avenue, according to police. One of the offers fired at Ramos, hitting him in the left leg, police said. They caught up to him outside 2418 Cambreleng Avenue, where he was arrested.
Ramos, who lives in Washington Heights, was sent to St. Barnabas Hospital and is in stable condition, according to police. He was charged with possession of a loaded firearm, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon with intent to use.