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Police Kill Brooklyn Burglary Suspect

NEW YORK — Police in New York City have shot and killed a burglary suspect who they say pointed a gun at them.

It happened the night of July 11 while police were responding to a burglary at an apartment in the Gravesend neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Police say a New York Police Department Sergeant and an officer confronted a man who was spotted fleeing the scene. Police say the man pointed a gun at the Sergeant. Both officers fired their weapons, hitting the suspect twice.

A gun was recovered at the scene. Police are searching for a second suspect. Seven adults and an infant inside the apartment were not injured.

On July 10, officers shot and wounded a man who they say was firing a gun on a street in Brooklyn.

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