Two NYPD cops were struck by gunfire in the Bronx on Wednesday night, sources said.
The officers were shot during a struggle with a suspect for a weapon near East 187th Street and Beaumont Ave at around 8 p.m., according to law enforcement sources.
“I heard shot. Like a lot of shots. I went outside I saw all the cops,” a witness told The Post.
“The response was crazy. From everywhere. I saw a bunch of people next to the pharmacy – after the shots – like fighting or something.”
Police had received a call for a person with a gun near the location, the sources said.
The officers arrived and attempted to disarm the suspect. During a struggle for the weapon, the firearm discharged and struck them both.
One officer received a gunshot wound to the arm. The other officer was shot in the chest. Both were taken to Kings County Hospital where they were listed in stable condition.
A suspect was taken into custody at the scene.