VIDEO: NYPD sergeant in serious condition after hit-and-run amid Bronx looting

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An NYPD sergeant investigating lootings in the Bronx was struck in a hit-and-run early Tuesday.

Authorities say the officer was hit at approximately 12:45 a.m. by a black sedan on Walton Avenue, near East 170th Street in the Mount Eden.

The officer was responding to a break-in at a pawn shop, police said.

Video of the hit-and-run was shared on Twitter.

*Warning: Video contains graphic content*

The officer was rushed to an area hospital and remains in serious condition, officials say.

Another NYPD officer was attacked in a separate incident in the Bronx.

A video posted to Twitter showed at least three suspected looters beat an officer on East Fordham Road Monday night.

The suspects flee after the officer appears to draw his gun.