|Print this story|
QUEENS VILLAGE — Police said they shot and arrested a Queens Village man who allegedly pulled a gun on them as they attempted to question him about a shooting from earlier this month.
Police said three plainclothes detectives were on the lookout for 30-year-old Tasheen Walker near his home, at 95-20 222nd St., Friday, when they observed him sitting in his vehicle.
When they approached, Walker allegedly fled, and when police followed, he pulled out a loaded .380-caliber handgun and pointed it at the detectives, according to the police. One of the detectives fired at Walker and struck him in the left torso, according to police.
Walker was taken to North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, L.I., and was listed in stable condition, police said.
Walker was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and menacing, according to cops.
He was wanted in the shooting of a 29-year-old man April 8 following an argument at a Cambria Heights restaurant, police said.
©2012 Community Newspaper Group
|Print this story|
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.