WENY News - Officer Involved Shooting In Binghamton

Officer Involved Shooting In Binghamton

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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WENY) -- A New York State Trooper in Binghamton is recovering in the hospital after being hit in the street.

And the man police say was behind the wheel is also recovering but from a gunshot wound.

Around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday night police say two officers were chasing a man with an arrest warrant.

When they reached the intersection of Conklin Avenue and Alfred Street, one of the troopers tried to apprehend him.

State Police say that's when he intentionally hit the gas striking the trooper.

Officials say shots were fired and the suspect was hit, but then took off.

Police were able to catch up to him a short time later.

The suspect was taken to Wilson Memorial where he's listed in stable condition

Officials say the trooper was treated for non-life threatening injuries and is also in stable condition.

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