4 NYPD cops shot in Brooklyn standoff

Woman told officers armed suspect held her hostage

Metro - New York

NEW YORK — Four police officers were shot in a fierce gun battle last night in Sheepshead Bay, but miraculously, none of them were critically injured.

The incident started at about 10:30 p.m., when police received a 911 call of a man with a gun at 3301 Nostrand Avenue, in the 61st precinct in Sheepshead Bay.

According to police, Nakwon Foxworth, 33, who was with his pregnant girlfriend and their four-month-old son at the time, had gotten into an argument with movers at the service entrance of the building and threatened one of them with a gun.

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