NYPD detectives shoot gunmen outside party in Queens, 4 suspects injured

NEW YORK — Plainclothes NYPD detectives exchanged gunfire with 4 suspects outside a party in a single day in Queens. 

The suspects had been shot and one is in crucial situation, CBS2’s Christina Fan reported Saturday. 

Shots rang out in Laurelton the place officers had been making an attempt to forestall gun violence late Friday night time. 

Police stated members of the Violent Crime Squad realized a party close to 219th Street and a hundred and thirtieth Avenue had potential to develop into violent due to native road crews. 

Plainclothes detectives had been parked in an unmarked automobile after they noticed a gaggle of males strategy the intersection and pull out weapons. 

“It was about 75 to 100 people at this party, and now you have a group of males firing into this group of people who were partying,” stated NYPD Chief of Patrol Jeff Maddrey. 

Realizing hazard was imminent, police stated detectives exchanged gunfire with the suspects, injuring and arresting 4 of them. 

The suspect are 16, 17, 18, and 24 years previous.  At least two of them have a legal historical past. 

Police stated they recovered three weapons.

Maddrey stated the taking pictures illustrates “how gun violence continues to beleaguer our communities. And again, I implore members of our community that it’s so important to work together with your police so we can put an end to this gun violence.”

The 18-year-old suspect was in crucial situation. None of the officers concerned had been injured, police stated. 

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