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Gunman Shoots at 12-Year-Old Boy After Argument on UWS, NYPD Says [VIDEO]

By Nicole Levy | April 12, 2017 10:17am
 This man was captured on video as he fired a shot at a 12-year-old boy outside 927 Columbus Avenue Tuesday at approximately 2:15 p.m.
This man was captured on video as he fired a shot at a 12-year-old boy outside 927 Columbus Avenue Tuesday at approximately 2:15 p.m.
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UPPER WEST SIDE — A gunman who lost an argument with a 12-year-old shot at the boy outside a Columbus Avenue travel agency Tuesday afternoon, police said.

After the spat, the suspect fired a single shot at the youth but missed around 2:15 p.m. in front of Columbus Center Enterprise, a travel agency at 927 Columbus Ave., between West 105th and 106th streets, according to the NYPD.

After firing off the round, the suspect fled north on Columbus Avenue, the NYPD said. There were no injuries.

The suspect was described as standing approximately 5-foot-9, according to police. 

Anyone with information can call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.