NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A shooting took place in Jamaica, Queens Friday night on Guy R Brewer Blvd.
The incident took place before 10 p.m. where police reportedly shot the suspect in the leg. The suspect has, since, been taken to the Jamaica Hospital..
The NYPD has confirmed the incident on Twitter:
There's been a police involved shooting in Queens within the confines of the @NYPD113Pct. More information to follow when available.— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) October 29, 2016
According to the NYPD, a police officer and lieutenant encountered 38-year old Jamel Ethridge, who was seen in possession with a firearm.
Ethridge is reported to have a history with arrests which include attempted murder criminal possession of firearm. \
A loaded 9MM firearm was recovered at the scene.