A would-be thief pistol-whipped a person throughout an tried theft in Harlem on Saturday earlier than taking pictures himself when a wrestle ensued, police stated.
James Henderson, 59, whacked a 57-year-old man within the head with a firearm and demanded his property outdoors 2430 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. and West 142nd Road round 2:40 p.m., police stated.
“A wrestle ensued for the firearm, after which a shot was fired” and Henderson was struck in the correct hand, in response to police.
Henderson walked into Harlem Hospital the place police took him into custody.
He’s charged with tried theft, assault, legal possession of a weapon and possession of a managed substance, police stated.
Each the suspect and sufferer have been handled at Harlem hospital.
Police taped off the block as they investigated the taking pictures and tried theft.Tomas E.Gaston
The sufferer additionally went to Harlem Hospital for statement, cops stated.