Man Shot 3Times While Attempting To Flee Assault In Bronx

Published on August 22, 2018, 4:55 pm
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Police are searching for the man accused of shooting another man several times in Bronx.

It happened on Aug. 17 at about 8:40 p.m. as a 40-year-old man was approached by another man in front of 981 Union Avenue in Morrisania.

The victim was then struck in the head with a firearm, police said.

As the victim tried fleeing the assault, the individual discharged his firearm three times, striking the victim in the buttocks and leg, according to authorities.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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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