TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — Police have identified and charged the suspect in a police-involved shooting that left one man hospitalized in Trenton.
The incident took place just after 5 p.m. Saturday when the Trenton Street Crimes Unit stopped multiple men on the 100 block of Pennington Avenue.
Authorities say while the Crimes Unit was conducting their investigation, it had been discovered that Bahin Lynch, 38, of Trenton was armed with a handgun in his waistband.
Officials say that following the discovery, Lynch attempted to flee down Pennington Avenue.
As he was fleeing, police say, Lynch had reached for the weapon and turned his body towards the detectives.
Police say that when he turned his body, two Trenton officers discharged their firearms and struck the suspect.
Lynch then collapsed and was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center where he remains in serious but stable condition.
Investigators say a handgun was recovered in a nearby yard, and no officers were injured in this incident.
Authorities say Lynch has been charged with aggravated assault, weapons offenses, and resisting arrest.