The victim, shown falling to the ground, was hit on the legs, buttocks and torso, the police report revealed (Capture of NYPD Crime Stoppers / instagram / nypdtips)
A man was gunned down during the morning of the 4th of july on a busy street in New York, USA. Thanks to the images captured by a surveillance video, you can see the moment when the criminal opens fire on the sidewalk and wounds the victim.
Surveillance video released by police on Tuesday shows the shooter, dressed in black, leaving his victim unconscious in the middle of the street, after shooting him in the back without warning near Seneca Ave. in Hunts Point around 6:15 pm on Sunday.
In the Twitter account of the New York police they accompanied the publication with the caption: “WANTED for an assault on an unidentified man who approached and fired multiple shots at the victim.” And they added that “a reward is offered up to $ 3,500”.
The 34-year-old victim, seen in the images dressed in red, was shot in the legs, buttocks and torso. Four people at the scene at the time, one in a wheelchair, sitting outside a house rushed for cover when the shooter turned and ran past them, the video shows.
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Doctors took the wounded man to the Hospital Lincoln, where he was treated and discharged. The police indicated that the man did not cooperate with investigatorsTherefore, no further information is available about the incident. For this reason, the surveillance video was released in the hope that someone would recognize the assailant who, according to the registry, identifies himself as a light-skinned man, wearing a mask and sunglasses. He wore a dark colored hoodie with a picture of a wolf and the word “wildlife” on the front.
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The information provided by the police states: “Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the assailant is urged to call Crime Stoppers of the New York Police Department at (800) 577-TIPS.”
This criminal act joins thirteen other people who were shot in 12 incidents that occurred in New York City on July 4, which means a 62% increase over the previous Independence Day, when eight people were shot in eight incidents.