NYPD officers acquired right into a shootout early Friday once they caught perps finishing up a robbery at a Manhattan club, cops stated.
Plainclothes cops in NYPD windbreakers had been patrolling within the space of West twenty first Avenue and sixth Avenue shortly earlier than 3 a.m. when a bouncer at Doux nightclub alerted them to a robbery in progress, police stated.
When officers arrived, two suspects had been mugging an individual at the nightclub, police stated.
The officers tried to intervene however one of many perpetrators opened fire on them, cops stated.
In line with the NYPD, the cops returned fire.
ABC 7 NY reported that there have been folks on the street at the time of the gunfire exchange, and one of many bullets allegedly struck an Uber.
A photograph taken at the scene confirmed a bullet gap within the facet of a parked automobile.
No accidents had been reported.
The robbers, described as carrying black hoodies, fled and sped away in a light-colored sedan, probably an Audi, police stated.
The getaway automobile was final seen heading westbound on West twenty first Avenue in the direction of seventh Avenue. As of Friday morning, no arrests have been made.