The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to a non-fatal shooting incident that occurred within confines 42 Precinct in Bronx.
Details are as follows.
It was reported to Police that on Thursday, December 05, 2019, at approximately 1415 hours, in front of 853 Melrose Avenue, a 67-year-old male was shot one time at the right side of his abdomen by unknown individual who was shooting at another individual before departing to unknown direction.
The victim was removed to Lincoln Hospital where he was treated for his injuries.
The unidentified individual is described as a male, Black, 18 to 20 years old and was last seen wearing a black jacket, black pants and white sneakers.
A surveillance photograph of the suspect is 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.