Video Shows Gunman Who Shot Man in the Leg, Police Say

By Eddie Small on August 20, 2014 3:01pm 

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HIGHBRIDGE — Police are looking for a gunman, captured on surveillance video, who shot a 29-year-old in the leg Monday night in the South Bronx.

The suspect shot the male victim in his left thigh around 9 p.m. outside of 155 W. 162nd St., near Ogden Avenue, before fleeing to an unknown location, according to the NYPD.

The NYPD released a video of the suspect, wearing a light-colored t-shirt, in which he fires a gun and runs away.

Medics rushed the victim to Lincoln Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

The victim and suspect and the suspect did not know each other, police said.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577.

 

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