NYPD: Armed 19-year-old shot by cops in the Bronx

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NEW YORK (AP) – A 19-year-old man was shot in the elbow by a police officer in the Bronx.

It happened just before 6 p.m. Monday on East 145th Street and College Avenue in the Mott Haven section. Police say the suspect was taken to Lincoln hospital in stable condition.

It wasn’t clear what caused the officer to shoot the man.

Police say a weapon was recovered at the scene.

The officer was not injured.