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Rape suspect opens fire on officers in Brighton Beach
BRIGHTON BEACH (WABC) -- Police have arrested the man who they say fired shots at officers who tried to question him about a sexual assault.
Authorities say 23-year-old Norman Vanigas opened fire at the officers in Brighton Beach when they stopped him on Sunday.
Vanigas apparently fit the description of the man who sexually assaulted a 21-year-old woman hours earlier on Ocean View Avenue.
No officers were injured, and they did not return fire.
Police took Vanigas into custody Tuesday.
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