Staten Island Advance
updated January 06, 2017 at 10:28 AM


Frightening weapons, gunshots and a manhunt: How the story unfolded

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Suspect wore protective vest: The NYPD recovered this ballistic vest allegedly worn by a suspect who shot at police. (Courtesy of NYPD)

 

Firearms recovered: The NYPD recovered this firearm from the scene of a police-involved shooting in Charleston. (Courtesy of NYPD)


Firearms recovered: The weapon was recovered from the scene of a police-involved shooting in Charleston. (Courtesy of the NYPD)


Evidence collection: Police set up evidence cones on Kreischer Street on Thursday morning in the vicinity of the police-involved shooting. (Staten Island Advance/ Jan Somma-Hammel)


Road closures: NYPD conducts operations on Ellis Road on Thursday morning following the Charleston shooting. (Staten Island Advance/ Jan Somma-Hammel)


Road closures: Police were canvassing a large scene on Thursday morning, including Ellis Road in the vicinity of the police-involved shooting. (Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel)


Road closures: NYPD block off Androvette Street at Manley Avenue Thursday morning in the vicinity of a police-involved shooting where a suspect ran through the woods. (Staten Island Advance/ Jan Somma-Hammel)


Road closures: Another view of the woods where NYPD blocked off Androvette Street at Manley Avenue Thursday morning. (Staten Island Advance/ Jan Somma-Hammel)


Woods are part of crime scene: Police search in the woods surrounding Kreischer Street on Thursday morning in the vicinity of the police-involved shooting. (Staten Island Advance/ Jan Somma-Hammel)


Police response massive: Police response was massive, and even included this hostage negotiation van on Kreischer Street on Thursday morning. (Staten Island Advance/ Jan Somma-Hammel)


Police response massive: Response included an NYPD helicopter circling near Kreischer Street on Thursday morning in the vicinity of the police-involved shooting. (Staten Island Advance/ Jan Somma-Hammel)


Police response massive: Response included an NYPD helicopter circling near Kreischer Street on Thursday morning in the vicinity of the police-involved shooting. (Staten Island Advance/ Jan Somma-Hammel)


Neighbors react: A business man in the area at Duo Plumbing and Heating told us what he knew about the police shooting in Charleston. The building is surrounded by woods where one of the suspects may have tried to hide. (Staten Island Advance/ Jan Somma-Hammel)


Early morning search: With one suspect in custody, police were still searching for a second suspect in Charleston after the police-involved shooting very early Thursday morning. (Staten Island Advance/ Paul Liotta)


Early morning search: Police were stationed on Androvette Street early on Thursday morning. (Staten Island Advance/Paul Liotta)


Massive police response: Police respond to Androvette and Kreischer streets following a police-involved shooting. (Photo courtesy of Joe Sawler)


Massive police response: Police respond to Androvette and Kreischer streets following a police-involved shooting. (Photo courtesy of Joe Sawler)


Massive police response: Police respond to Androvette and Kreischer streets following a police-involved shooting. (Photo courtesy of Joe Sawler)


Early morning search: With one suspect in custody, police were still searching for a second suspect in Charleston after the police-involved shooting very early Thursday morning. (Staten Island Advance/ Paul Liotta)