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Suspects Shot Man in Leg in Parkchester, Police Say

By Julie Shapiro | March 29, 2013 7:40pm

THE BRONX — Police are looking for two suspects accused of shooting a man in the leg in Parkchester early Thursday morning, the NYPD said.

The victim was walking at Taylor Avenue and Archer Street about 4 a.m. when the suspects confronted him, police said. One of the suspects shot him in the leg, and then both suspects fled, police said.

The victim was treated at a local hospital.

Police described the first suspect, the alleged shooter, as a 5-foot-9 man last seen wearing a dark jacket, black Yankees baseball cap and dark sneakers. Police described the second suspect as a 5-foot-8 man last seen wearing a black jacket, gray hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants and black sneakers.

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 tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.