CHARLOTTE GARDENS, the Bronx — An off-duty police officer returned fire after being shot at by an unknown man in the Bronx early Tuesday, according to the NYPD.
Police said it happened just after 1 a.m. on Jennings Street, between Bryant and Longfellow avenues in the Charlotte Gardens neighborhood.
According to officials, the off-duty officer, who was not in uniform, was parking his car when he got involved in a verbal dispute with a group of five or six people across the street from where he was parking.
Soon after, a masked man riding a bicycle took out a gun and opened fire in the direction of the off-duty cop, before the group fled, police said.
The officer took out his weapon and returned fire, letting off about two rounds, the NYPD said.
No one was injured as a result of the incident and no arrests were made, officials said.
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