An NYPD officer is in stable condition after being shot in the back at a Bronx intersection on Tuesday night.
The shooting occurred at the intersection of White Plains Road and Lafayette Avenue around 10:30 p.m., according to officials.
A 24-year-old male suspect has been taken into custody, but the department have not released other details about his identity.
The officer, assigned to the Gun Violence Suppression Division, was in plainclothes at the time of the shooting.
ADVISORY: Please avoid the area of Lafayette Avenue & White Plains Road in the Bronx due to an ongoing police investigation. Expect emergency vehicles and traffic in the area. More information when available. pic.twitter.com/vCsOrOK56R
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) January 27, 2021
The officer is currently being treated at Jacobi Hospital and is in stable condition.
The Gateway Pundit will provide updates as more information becomes available.