The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in ascertaining the whereabouts of the two unidentified males, seen in the attached surveillance photograph and video clip, who are sought in connection with an assault incident, which occurred within the confines of the 40th Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Monday, August 30, 2021,at 1850 hours, in front of 2715 3 Avenue, Unidentified Male #1 operated a scooter with Unidentified Male #2 as a passenger.

Unidentified Male #2 discharged a handgun and struck the victim, a 16-year-old male, who was standing on the sidewalk, in his legs.

The unidentified males fled on the scooter.

The victim was transported by EMS in stable condition to Lincoln Hospital.

A surveillance video clip and a photograph 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 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (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.

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