Man fatally shot by NYPD in Brooklyn after refusing to drop his gun

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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man was fatally shot by the NYPD Tuesday night in Crown Heights.

The incident occurred at Rochester Avenue and Bergen Street between 9 p.m.and 9:30 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they found a man who had been shot.

They then observed an armed man hiding behind a row of trees near a playground, and approximately 10 officers then discharged their weapons, fatally striking him.

The man who was shot was transported to a hospital and he is in stable condition.