New Yorkers have been asked to help the police identify a masked man who shot another man on a busy Bronx street, miraculously not killing him – and missing a woman and a girl who found themselves in the line of fire.
On Friday, the New York Police Department posted a 20-second video of the incident, seeking help in identifying the shooter, as well as another man believed to be his accomplice, who drove a scooter.
🚨Please Share@NYPDDetectives need your help identifying & locating the 2 men seen in this video shooting another man near 1551 Sheridan Ave. in the Bronx.
Yes, those are children with the victim, who were very fortunately not injured.
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) June 18, 2021
Another video, this time 25 seconds long, was released by NYPD CrimeStoppers, also seeking the public’s help in tracking down the suspects. Timestamps on the video show that the shooting happened at 6:45pm on Thursday.
The “subject shot a 24-year-old male victim multiple times about his body and fled on a scooter operated by the other wanted subject,” the police said.
— Chief James Essig (@NYPDDetectives) June 18, 2021