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A police officer shot and wounded a 17-year-old boy in the Bronx on Sunday night after he punched a second officer in the face while brandishing a gun, the police said.
Two officers a man and a woman were on patrol about 9:23 p.m. at a residential building when they came upon a teenager in a stairwell, the police said.
The teenager punched the female officer, then pulled out a .22-caliber gun and pointed it at the other officer, the police said. The male officer pulled his weapon, fired and struck the teenager in the torso, the police said.
The police said the teenager, who was not identified, was in stable condition at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center late Sunday night.