An off-duty officer shot a wheelchair bound assailant at a party in New York on Sunday, August 20. The New York Post published a story about the incident.
The incident happened at a party on East 43rd St. in East Flatbush. At around 2:40 am, the wheelchaired suspect got into an argument with the off-duty police officer. The wheelchair bound suspect then shot at the police officer.
The officer returned 4 shots. One of the shots hit the suspect in the hip. A neighbor who witnessed the aftermath said, “I thought the guy from the wheelchair was dead.”
NYPD identified the wheelchaired suspect as 30-years-old Kwame Dottin. Paramedics rushed Dottin to Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center. He’s listed in stable condition. Authorities arrested Dottin at the hospital.
Per Dottin’s father, his son required a wheelchair since someone shot him in a fight over a woman. Police couldn’t confirm the father’s story. They did confirm that officers arrested Dottin for criminal possession of a disguised gun.
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