MANHATTAN — A man shot another man with a shotgun after the two got into a dispute in Mount Morris Park early Monday morning, police said.
Simon Mendez, 34, was arguing with another man at 122nd Street and Mount Morris Park West at about 12:55 a.m. on June 19 when he told the man he’d “be right back” and then returned with the weapon and started shooting, hitting the 25-year-old victim in the leg, an NYPD spokesman said.
Mendez, who has nine prior arrests, is 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds, police said.
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