The New York City Police Department is asking the public’s assistance identifying the individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photos in regard to a non-fatal shooting that occurred within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to police that on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 1758 hours in front of 260 Brook Avenue, two unknown individuals did approach the two victims and fire several shots at them before fleeing towards East 137 Street and Saint Annes Avenue. Victim #1 a 41-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound to his right arm, Victim #2 a 33-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound to his groin and buttock.
EMS responded to the scene and transported both victims Lincoln hospital where they are listed in stable condition.
The suspects are described as follows:
- Individual #1 is described as a male, Hispanic, thin build, light complexion, 5’6″ and eye glasses. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatjacket, black sweatpants, a black baseball cap and white and blue sneakers.
- Individual #2 is described as a male, Hispanic, 200 Lbs., 5’8″, medium complexion with short close cut black hair. He was last seen wearing blue shorts, a light blue t-shirt and grey sneakers.
Surveillance photographs of the suspects are attached and available at DCPI.
Anyone with information related 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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers‘ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
All tips will be kept strictly confidential.