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Police opened fire on a vehicle during a traffic stop in New York City Tuesday after the driver attempted to ram the officers, according to a report.
The suspect, who fled the scene after ditching the vehicle, is still on the run, the New York Post reported.
The shooting occurred in Manhattan around 3 p.m. near Central Park, as detectives with NYPD’s Robbery Squad were pulling the car over, police said.
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Authorities believed the vehicle was connected to a series of robberies in the city, the Post reported.
During the stop, police said the driver tried to hit the officers and one of the detectives fired a shot as the vehicle was driving away, according to the paper.
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Authorities were looking into whether anyone was shot, a police source told the Post.
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No further details were immediately provided, the department added.