The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual, depicted in the attached surveillance video clip and photographs, who is wanted in connection to an assault (non-fatal shooting), which took place within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Details are as follows.

On Monday, May 17, 2021, at approximately 1645 hours, an 80-year-old male victim was walking with his family at the intersection of E. 174th Street and Vyse Avenue, when an unidentified male discharged a firearm, striking the 80-year-old male victim in the buttocks.

The unidentified individual fled the location on foot.

The victim was removed by EMS to an area hospital in stable condition.

Surveillance video clip and photographs of the suspect 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 Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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