The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance identifying the male in the attached surveillance video wanted for questioning in connection to an assault in the confines of the 43rd Precinct in Bronx.

Details are as follows.

It was reported to police that on Monday, June 17, 2019 at approximately 1730 hours, in front of 1213 Pugsley Avenue, a 23-year-old male victim was walking at the location when an unidentified male with a handgun fired a shot from inside a silver colored vehicle, striking the victim in the right foot. The male fled in the vehicle in unknown direction. The victim was transported by EMS to Jacobi Hospital in stable condition.

The person wanted for questioning is described as a male with long ponytail, 25-35 years of age; last seen wearing a Chicago Bulls baseball-style cap and all dark clothing.

A surveillance video clip 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 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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