The accused has been identified as Raj Kumar alias Bhamba, a resident of Ishwar Colony, Bawana. He was wanted in six cases, they said.
Information was received on Thursday that Kumar would come to Prahladpur area to meet some of his associates. Thereafter, a trap was laid, the officials said.
A chase ensued and the accused opened fire at the police team. Police retaliated and a bullet hit Kumar in the right leg, following which he was arrested, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Sanjeev Kumar Yadav said.
During interrogation, Kumar disclosed that he started working for the gang after he failed to return some money which he had borrowed from Pankaj Bawana, the brother of Neeraj Bawana, the DCP said.
Police seized a semi-automatic pistol with three live cartridges and a motorcycle from him.
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