Man Shot Twice During Strip Club Brawl, NYPD Says

By Aidan Gardiner on May 29, 2014 9:11am 

 Police were looking to question a man in connection to a Mott Haven club shooting.
Police were looking to question a man in connection to a Mott Haven club shooting.
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THE BRONX — A man was shot in the left leg and chest during a brawl inside a Mott Haven strip club on earlier this month, the NYPD said.

The victim, a 26-year-old whose name was not released, was inside Sin City Cabaret, 2520 Park Ave. under the Major Deegan Expressway, when a fight broke out just before 3 a.m. on May 7, police said.

It was not immediately clear if the victim participated in the fight, but he was shot in the left thigh and the left side of his torso, the NYPD said. He was taken to Lincoln hospital in stable condition, police said.

Police released surveillance photos of a man described as standing 6 feet and wearing a black jacket who they want to question in connection to the shooting. He was not identified as a suspect in the shooting, police said.

Police said they were still investigating the assault.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477).
 

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