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Man Gets Slashed and Shot At After Dispute in Playground Behind I.S. 204: NYPD

Suspected Individual One and Two (NYPD Crimetstoppers)

May 20, 2019 By Meghan Sackman

A man was slashed in the face and shot at after a verbal dispute erupted in a playground behind I.S. 204 in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City on Friday.

The 23-year-old victim, according to police, was approached by six unknown individuals while watching a baseball game at the playground area behind I.S. 204, located at 36-41 28 Street, on May 17 at around 5:25 p.m.

Location of incident, I.S. 204 at 36-41 28th St. (Google Maps)

One of the six individuals pulled out a box cutter, during a dispute between the victim and the group, and slashed the victim’s face, injuring his right eye.

A second individual then pulled out a firearm and fired, police say.

EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was in stable condition.

No other injuries were reported in relation to this incident.

The two suspects were later caught on video surveillance cameras on the corner of 37 Avenue and 30 Street.

The first individual is described by police as male, Hispanic, medium build, with a goatee and short, dark hair. He was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, brown shoes and carrying a black backpack.

The second individual is described as male, Hispanic, with a thin build and short black hair. He was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a gray shirt, a gray hooded sweat jacket and carrying a black back pack.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).


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Pat Macnamaracist is there any evidence at all that he’s in a gang or just is this just your everyday Trump Lovin’ Uncle’s Racist Rant?


Crime is up in Queens so what’s Jimmy Van Bramer , AOC, and other elected officials going to do? Oh nothing as usual.


Yeah why isn’t a congresswoman commenting on every crime that happens in Queens?!

LIC Resident and Neighbor

Same demographic group, different part of Latin America. We are in deep, deep trouble. You have an entire group of young unaccompanied juveniles from Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala being released in the homeland, all heading north. You have young mother’s and father’s carrying toddlers and young children claiming persecution entering the USA — coming to NYC as NYC provides universal PRE-K, healthcare, housing and food, they already know this as it’s promoted by smugglers in Central America as an incentive to make the journey north. This is a crisis. The offspring of these excellent immigrants are bearing fruit.

Jay Caz

Perhaps legalizing them would help keep “tabs” andbring them to speed to our American Society. Let’s END the cycle. Let’s CARE that their offspring become BETTER THAN the excellent migrant immigrant you mention. A citizen, one that offers solutions instead is ignorant criticism 🙂 it’s a small world after all <3

ANOTHER racist Trump Lover?!

What are the odds?! The majority of arrestees are white but don’t let that interfere with Trump telling you brown people are scary.


AMERICANS must continue to allow Homeland Security to clean up this mess! Thanks to the democrats, we are being invaded! It’s time
for war!!!

Agreed, the police should have unlimited power

Yeah, what do we have, a constitutional right to not submit to unreasonable search and seizure?!

Really? Is this so hard to understand??

But if you have nothing on you you have nothing to worry about.

If you were born here it's shocking you have no understanding of basic privacy rights guaranteed by the Constitution

We typically learn it in grade school. I’m shocked you’ve never heard of the fourth dimension.

Jay Caz

Perhaps legalizing them would help keep “tabs” andbring them to speed to our American Society. Let’s END the cycle. Let’s CARE that their offspring become BETTER THAN the excellent migrant immigrant you mention. A citizen, one that offers solutions instead is ignorant criticism 🙂 it’s a small world after all <3

39th Ave

Deblasio City!!!! Do all the crime you want with barely any consequences!!!

Two Hands Pete

Wow! That’s amazing! Looks like it’s those darn Scandinavians at it again!

Wasting time downvoting

Go back and give Pete more downvotes! Not like you got anything better to do.

Don't ask me how I know

Just a wild guess, but I’ll bet they’re in the country illegally.
Don’t ask me how I know, I just do.

Jay Caz

Who’s keeping track of who these EMPLOYERS hire? There are a ton of factories/shops all around that area. Guess you get what you pay for.

Trump employed a crew of 200 undocumented Polish workers who worked in 12-hour shifts to demolish the site for Trump Tower

Trump did.

For more information, read the above article. That’s why he paid a million dollars.

Any more questions?

Pat Macnamara

Guys look pretty happy having slashed and shot at people-filthy sociopaths. Probably gang-related garbage.


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