Police Looking for Man Accused of Shooting Woman in Harlem

By Ben Fractenberg on October 25, 2011 6:51pm 

Police are looking for Edwy Medrano who is accused of shooting a woman in the hand in Harlem on Aug. 25, 2011.
Police are looking for Edwy Medrano who is accused of shooting a woman in the hand in Harlem on Aug. 25, 2011.
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HARLEM — Police are looking for a man who allegedly shot a woman in the hand in Harlem on Aug. 25.

Edwy Medrano, 22, allegedly approached the 21-year-old woman in front of 1430 Amsterdam Ave. and shot her once in the left hand, police said. She was taken to St. Luke's Hospital where she was treated and released.

Edwy is described 5 feet 9 inches tall with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit a tip by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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