Police Hunting for Suspects in Kensington Shooting
By Jesse Lent on December 16, 2012 6:37pm
KENSINGTON — A 25-year-old man was shot in the groin shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday near the corner of Macdonald Avenue and Avenue F in Brooklyn.
The victim was walking home when three men approached him, police said. The victim engaged in a physical fight with the trio, when one of the suspects allegedly fired the nonfatal gunshot towards the victim's groin area, police said. The three men then fled westbound on Avenue F into Borough Park.
The three suspects are described as being men between the ages of 25 and 30 years old.
One suspect was wearing a blue Giants #22 jersey, one of them wore a white Nets #6 jersey and one was dressed in dark colored clothing. Police have apprehended two of the suspects, but have currently not released their identity.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be submitted by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are kept strictly confidential.