Brooklyn Teen Wounded In Rooftop Shootout With Police
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A teenager is recovering in a Brooklyn hospital after investigators say he exchanged gunfire with police Monday night.
The New York City Police Department says officers responded to a call of shots fired just after 9:30 p.m. at an apartment building located at 2294 Atlantic Avenue in Brownsville.
Police found two men on a rooftop.
Investigators say a 16-year-old refused to drop his gun and opened fire.
Officers shot back, hitting him in each arm and in the leg.
He was taken to Brookdale Hospital.
An alleged accomplice, a 22-year-old man, was taken into custody.
The gun was recovered at the scene.
Charges are pending against both men.