• VIDEO: Man escapes back of NYPD police vehicle, tackled by officers

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    NEW YORK -

    A man arrested after a shooting managed to escape from the back of a New York Police Department vehicle.

    WABC reported Raymond Johnson, 28, was handcuffed when he got out of the police SUV through an open window and made it to a nearby intersection before being tackled by officers. He was one of three others taken in to custody. 

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    Video shows officers tackle Johnson, who was charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and escape.

    One officer is seen limping in the video after other officers hold Johnson down. The officer was treated for a leg injury, WABC reported.

    Police say 27-year-old Joshua Wiley was shot by Johnson. He was taken to a hospital and is expected to fully recover, WCBS reported.

    WABC reported Wiley, the victim, picked up the gun and fired a shot, but missed. He is charged with criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.

    Two others got into a fight during the incident. Levander Floyd, 29, faces a charge of obstructing governmental administration and disorderly conduct. Jesse Miranda, 30, is charged with assault, WABC reported.

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