Officer shoots alleged gunman
By Richard Weir
(NEW YORK) -- A police captain shot a gun-wielding man who wounded a patron at a Bronx restaurant early yesterday, cops said.Capt. Charles Girven, 35, a 13-year veteran, shot Cesar Cherino, 24, twice in the upper back outside Walpon Restaurant at 103 E. 169th St. about 3:15 a.m., police said.
Sgt. James Foley, a police spokesman, said Girven arrived shortly after Cherino shot 25-year-old Hector Rivera of the Bronx in the abdomen during a fight inside the restaurant.
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