The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the following two individuals wanted in connection to an assault within the confines of the 40 Precinct.
The following has been reported to police.
On Thursday, March 21, 2019, at approximately 1820 hours, the individuals approached the 16-year-old male victim in the rear of 300 E. 143 Street and displayed firearms. The individuals proceeded to discharge at least one round, striking the victim in his head.
EMS responded to the location and transported the victim to an area hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition.
The individuals are described as two males in their 20’s, both wearing dark clothing.
A photo of the suspects 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.