TODAY   |  September 15, 2013

Shots fired at man in Times Square injure bystanders

Police officers fired shots at an agitated man in Times Square late Saturday, thinking he was armed. The bullets struck two bystanders instead, though the injuries were not fatal. TODAY’s Thomas Roberts reports.

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>> morning. as we start with the police shots that did ring out on a crowded new york city street near times square hitting two innocent bystanders. one woman was hit in the right knee, another grazed by a bullet. police say they were approaching a man weaving through traffic when he reached into his pocket looking like he was grabbing a weapon, that's when the officers opened fire. no weapons were found on him. a