Police say they shot and injured an armed man in East Flatbush.
Cops answered a 911 call, reporting a man with a gun, on East 34th Street between Linden Boulevard and Church Avenue at about 10:15 p.m., officials said.
One friend of the suspect said it didn't have to happen.
Police said officers chased after him and he was spotted with a firearm in his hand.
"One police officer discharged one round, striking the suspect in the leg", Monahan said.
Authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn Thursday night that left a man in critical condition.
Police said the suspect continued running north on East 34th Street, but was apprehended.
Authorities say the man was rushed to Kings County Hospital in critical condition.
The firearm was later determined to be a bb gun.
Police have not released the suspect's name, but sources say he does have prior arrests, including robbery, Doris reported.
No one inside the deli was hurt.