An investigation is underway after a suspect was shot by police in Brooklyn on Tuesday evening.

The incident was reported at a Dollar Tree store near East 96th and Schenck streets around 5 p.m.

Authorities say police responded to a call about the suspect in question.

Employees recognized him from a previous robbery the other day. Before officers could arrive, video released by the NYPD shows the suspect pulling out a gun, holding it to the head of a cashier and stuffing his pocket with cash from the open register.

CANARSIE, Brooklyn (WABC) — An investigation is underway after a suspect was shot by police in Brooklyn on Tuesday evening.

The incident was reported at a Dollar Tree store near East 96th and Schenck streets around 5 p.m.

Authorities say police responded to a call about the suspect in question, and […]

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