BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) – An NYPD officer and a suspect were shot when police responded to what they called a “domestic dispute” at a Brooklyn apartment on Wednesday.

Officers from the 79th Precinct were dispatched to a building on Gates Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant around 8:30 a.m. after receiving a call that a man was vandalizing inside an apartment.

When officers arrived, they saw damage to the apartment and arrested Raheen Joy, 41, according to police.

A struggle ensued, and Joy fired one shot, striking seven-year veteran Orlando Adorno in the right leg.

Joy then fled from officers who pursued him on foot and in a cruiser, eventually catching up to him on Monroe Street.

Joy fired two shots at the officers, who fired back, hitting him twice in the thigh. After the officers subdued Joy, they arrested him and transported him to an area hospital.

The police officer who shot the suspect was treated for tinnitus.

Meanwhile, Officer Adorno was taken to Kings County Hospital in a police cruiser.

“Because of the actions of Officer Adorno and his partner, we have a dangerous person on our streets, we have illegal guns on our streets,” Mayor Eric Adams said.

New York Police Commissioner Kechant Sewell said it was the 10th officer killed this year.

“He answered the call for help, he’s a seven-year veteran, he’s a husband and a father, and thankfully he’s going to get better,” Sewell said. “I am deeply grateful for their courage and dedication, they deserve our respect and need your support.”

Joy has 17 prior arrests in Georgia and an outstanding warrant for possession of a weapon in Troy, New York.

Officers found a 9 mm handgun in Joy’s possession during the arrest.

PBA President Pat Lynch appealed to all New Yorkers to recognize the work of field workers this holiday season.

“Remember that there are police officers who respond to the chaos and violence on our streets,” Lynch said.

He demanded that the criminal justice system “do its job like the police department did its job” and keep repeat offenders off the streets.

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