Man wanted by police shot in the leg at traffic stop in Brooklyn


A man wanted by police was shot in the leg by law enforcement in Brooklyn Friday.

According to police, the Brooklyn Warrant Squad stopped a vehicle with the suspect inside in an attempt to make an arrest.

Police said a struggle ensued, and a detective discharged his weapon, striking the man in the leg. 

The suspect was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition. 

It is unclear what the warrant was for or how police identified the suspect.

This is an ongoing investigation. Check back for updates.