Aug. 1, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez
The police are looking for a suspect who shot a man in broad daylight Tuesday about a block away from Queensboro Plaza.
The victim was a 24-year-old man who was shot after getting into a verbal dispute with the other man as they both walked in front of 42-15 Crescent St. at around 4:30 p.m. yesterday, police say.
The suspect shot the victim in the left thigh, police say.
Surveillance video provided by the NYPD shows a man raising a firearm twice before turning to continue to walk.
The victim was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital, where he is currently in stable condition. Meanwhile, the other man fled the scene on foot.
Police describe the suspect as black, in his mid-20s, and with a medium complexion and build. He has black hair, and was last seen wearing a black back pack, a tan baseball hat, a black shirt, tan cargo pants, and tan shoes.
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).