Two NYPD officers were shot Thursday night in the Melrose Houses development in the Bronx, and one suspect was killed by an apparent self-inflicted gunshot afterward.

Around 8 p.m., the officers were shot and wounded in a Melrose Houses building at 320 E. 156th St., at Cortlandt Avenue, according to police First Deputy Commissioner Benjamin Tucker.

Three officers had been conducting a vertical patrol in a sixth-floor stairwell in the public housing building when they found two suspects, Tucker said.

Police approached the suspects in the stairwell, and one suspect continued walking to the seventh floor carrying a black duffel bag, sources told CBS2.

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