It happened at around 8:45 p.m. at 95-20 222nd Street.
Police say 30-year-old Tasheen Walker was armed when they spotted him.
They say he ran and then pointed a gun at police.
He was shot in the torso and was taken to North Shore Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Three detectives were taken to the hospital for trauma and minor injuries.
Police recoverered a weapon at the scene.
Walker was wanted for a shooting earlier this month.
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