Man tries to shoot off-duty cop wife, responding officers in Queens: NYPD

A man was in custody after shooting at his off-duty NYPD officer wife, other police and barricading himself inside a house in South Ozone Park, Queens Tuesday morning, said the NYPD.

At about 8:40 a.m. police responded to a 911 call about an off-duty officer needing assistance at 129-08 133 Ave.

When police arrived, the suspect threatened to shoot at the officers. A short time later, additional officers responded when they were fired upon several times, said police.

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The suspect's wife managed to jump out of the second-floor window. The suspect then opened fire in the direction of his wife and the officers. Cops fired back and the suspect retreated. 

The suspect's brother arrived at the scene and was able to relay information from police to the suspect, added cops.

The suspect then voluntarily came to the door and was arrested. He suffered a gunshot wound to his right arm during the melee. The off-duty officer suffered a broken leg.

"Very rarely do we get one of our own but great work by everyone who responded to this location," said NYPD Chief of Dept. Rodney Harrison.

It appeared the suspect used his wife's weapon during the shooting.