A 21-year-old man was hospitalized after being shot by police Tuesday night in the Brighton Park neighborhood, according to authorities.
The incident happened about 10:30 p.m. near Mozart Avenue and 42nd Street, when two men approached plainclothes gang officers flashing gang signs, according to a police statement.
One of the men drew a handgun and fired at the officers, who returned fire, hitting one of the men, police said. That man was taken to a hospital. The extent of his injuries was unclear.A gun was recovered at the scene...