JACKSON HEIGHTS — An 24-year-old man was shot in the torso Tuesday night on a street notorious for violence, police said.
The victim was shot at around 8 p.m. Tuesday in front of 90-01 37th Ave., according to police.
The was taken to Elmhurst Hospital and is in stable condition.
The suspect, who was last seen last seen wearing a hooded black jacket, black pants, black sneakers and a black bandana over his face, threatened two more people with the gun before fleeing, according to surveillance video.
He fled right after firing one shot.
The block of 90th Street, between 37th and Roosevelt avenues, has been a problematic area for the 115th Precinct, who have said there are issues with local gangs there.
One man, Steven Shimabuku, was fatally stabbed steps from Tuesday's shooting in 2014. Another man had been shot to death on the same corner just days before, police said.
The NYPD is still investigating Tuesday's shooting.
If you have information about the shooting, please call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).