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Would-be thief pistol-whips man in Harlem: cops



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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 exterior 2430 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. and West 142nd Avenue 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 suitable hand, in keeping with 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.

Blood on sidewalk
Each the suspect and sufferer have been handled at Harlem hospital.
NYPD vehicle at crime scene
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 remark, cops stated.