When the cops told the suspect to stop, he allegedly turned around and opened fire

When the cops told the suspect to stop, he allegedly turned around and opened fire

A uniformed NYPD cop was shot three occasions -- including once in the bulletproof vest -- while responding to a report of gunfire in Brooklyn on Wednesday night, sources said.

The officer, who's expected to live, and his spouse had been near Macon Street and Howard Avenue at Bushwick to get a ShotSpotter awake when they struck a suspect who fit the description of the shot at about 11:15 pm, authorities sources said.

After the cops advised the defendant to stop, he turned around and opened fire, striking among the officers in the back portion of the bulletproof vest, the buttocks and the back of the leg, sources said.

The suspect also suffered a gunshot wound in the confrontation, though it was not immediately clear if the cops opened fire, according to sources.

He was taken into custody, according to sources.

Both the suspect and the wounded officer, who's four years at work, were taken to Kings County Hospital, sources said.

The officer was listed in serious, but stable condition, sources said.

The suspect's condition was not immediately known.

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