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Jeffrey Johnson

New York police shoot, injure two bystanders while pursuing man

New York police fired on a man who was acting erratically Saturday night at a busy midtown intersection in Manhattan, wounding two bystanders, according to social media and news media reports. “OMG just witnessed NYPD gun down a pedestrian in Times Square,” Kerri Ann Nesbeth, a witness to the shooting, wrote on Twitter. She posted a photo of a man, in blue jeans and a white T-shirt, sprawled on his back on the sidewalk, blood apparently staining the fabric around his right knee. The man is reaching up to hold what appears to be a walker. “This cannot be happening in front of me,” she wrote in another Twitter post. CBS New York reported that the man appeared to...