While trying to handle what officers referred to as a emotionally disturbed man, who allegedly was walking in and out of traffic, The NYPD opened fire after claims that “he simulated a gun with his hands” (said Police Commisioner Ray Kelly ) into a crowded street hitting 2 innocent pedestrians, one of the victims hit being a woman using a walker. The suspect had no weapons on him, and was eventually taken into custody after being tazed.
Both pedestrians are in the hospital being treated for non life threatening gunshot wounds.
Another angle of the incident can be seen HERE via the New York Daily News
there was also another bizarre police shooting in Charlotte, NC last night.
There will be more to this story later.