NYPD officer in stable condition after being shot in the arm

An NYPD officer was shot in the arm in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon, police said.

The police officer was in stable condition after being shot at Pitkin Avenue and Legion Street in Brownsville just after 4:30 p.m., police said.

The 26-year-old cop suffered a gunshot wound to the arm and was taken to Kings County Hospital, cops said.

The shot NYPD officer remains in stable condition.
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Police arrive at the scene of shooting at Pitkin Avenue and Legion Street in Brownsville.
Police arrive at the scene of the shooting at Pitkin Avenue and Legion Street in Brownsville.
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Police sources said the officer is a neighborhood coordination officer [NCO] in the department’s 73rd precinct and has been with the force five years.

No further information was immediately available.

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