Police officers were involved in a shooting incident in Brooklyn for the second night in a row, taking aim at a machete-wielding man after he allegedly mangled a woman and her pet on Tuesday night.

Officers responded to multiple 911 calls at around 6:10 p.m. on Dec. 29 in Brownsville, to deal with reports of a man attacking people with a machete and attempting to enter a nearby residence, according Chief of Patrol Juanita Holmes.

Units arrived at Strauss Street and Dumont Avenue to discover a woman and her pet dog being hacked away by a deranged man, leaving both the animal and victim with serious lacerations. The woman suffered deep cuts to her head and hands.

A deeply lacerated victim is tended to by EMS after a police involved shooting in Brownsville. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City

Police officers were involved in a shooting incident in Brooklyn for the second night in a […]

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