QUEENS — Police are hunting for two men wanted for shooting a man in the leg after stealing a gold chain from around his neck in Woodside.
Police said the two suspects held a 34-year-old man up at gunpoint on 25th Avenue, stripped him of his gold necklace and then shot him in the leg at about 4:30 a.m. on Aug. 18.
The suspects then fled the scene.
Both men are described as in their 20s, between 5-foot-9 and 5-foot-10 and weighing about 180 pounds. One suspect had braids and was wearing a white T-shirt. The other was last seen wearing an orange T-shirt.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.