Suspect ID’d after exchanging gunfire with NYPD in Bronx stickup


Police identified the man who allegedly exchanged gunfire with officers after sticking up a Bronx cellphone store last week. 

The suspect, identified by police Sunday as Calvin Peterkin, 39, allegedly got into a dispute with employees at Boost Mobile on East 174th Street near Bryant Avenue in Crotona Park East around 6:20 p.m. May 19, authorities said. 

He pulled out a gun and menaced the employees, cops said. 

Responding cops encountered Peterkin outside the store, where he allegedly shot at them. 

Two officers returned fire, but Peterkin took off and remains at large. It was unknown if he was hit by gunfire.

The officers were not struck. 

Peterkin has five prior arrests for robbery, assault, criminal sale of a controlled substance, forgery and theft of service in the subway, cops said.

NYPD officers investigate the scene where Calvin Peterkin shot at cops.
NYPD officers investigate the scene where Calvin…

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