A suspected drunk driver was shot and wounded by police after dragging an officer with his vehicle.
Long Island police on Sunday had attempted to stop the drunk driver when the suspect allegedly fled the scene, dragging one of the officers with him. The officer suffered injuries to his limbs and is expected to recover.
The suspect then led police on a vehicle chase before pulling over. A physical struggle ensued while officers were attempting to take the man into custody and one officer discharged his firearm, striking the suspect in the shoulder.
The suspect was taken into custody and treated for non-life threatening wounds.