Video Shows Gunman in Gang-Related Jamaica Shooting, Police Say

By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska on November 7, 2013 12:38pm 

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QUEENS — Police released a video Thursday showing what they say is a gang-related shooting, hoping it will lead to an arrest of a suspect who shot another man on Halloween, the NYPD said.

The shooting occurred around 7 p.m. at 148th Street and 88th Avenue in Jamaica, police said.

The 21-year-old victim, who according to the NYPD, is a member of the Latin Kings, was struck three times in the torso. The man was taken to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition, police said.

The shooter, who was wearing a black baseball hat, a black jacket and a red scarf, fled on foot, the NYPD said.

It was not clear what prompted the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers' website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
 

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