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Police shoot man in Queens Village

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Police shot and wounded a man in Queens Village Friday night.

It happened at around 8:45 p.m. at 95-20 222nd Street.

Police say 30-year-old Tasheen Walker was armed when they spotted him.

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They say he ran and then pointed a gun at police.

He was shot in the torso and was taken to North Shore Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Three detectives were taken to the hospital for trauma and minor injuries.

Police recoverered a weapon at the scene.

Walker was wanted for a shooting earlier this month.

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