NYPD Investigates Shooting On MTA Bus In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD was asking for the public’s help as they investigate a shooting on an MTA bus in Brooklyn.

Police responding to a 911 call Wednesday found an 18-year-old African-American man shot once in the torso on a B60 bus at Stanhope Street and Central Avenue in Bushwick. They arrived on the scene around 4:40 p.m.

EMS personnel brought the victim to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

Surveillance footage caught the suspect. Police described him as an 18-year-old African-American man wearing a light blue Holister sweatshirt.

Anyone with information that can help identify the suspect is asked to log onto the Crime Stoppers Website or send a text to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

Do you feel safe in the mass transit system? Sound off in our comments section below…

  • lameldeas

    All kinds of ppl have destroyed this city not just black and besides animals come in all colors PEPE

  • jj

    if you think black people is filthy animals you should see your mother and grand father they made us this way u punk i bet you anything if a black person was in front of you rigth now you would not be saying that at all. and what happen is not the fault of being black but the fault of the parents who do not take the time to raise thier kids the right way and when a black person do kill someone it is only that one they are after not everyone in the whole damn school like you crazy ass white people,.

  • David Goldberg

    I hope the police catch that monkey and put him in a cage for life.

  • You Dont Need My Name

    this is the bus i take everyday to go to school! I am only 11 years old…..Now im scared!

  • Karen Callaghan

    His father said he was shot for no reason at all……. Yeah, right.

  • X-MAN

    “desgregation”? I graduated from a mixed public school and even there we knew how to spell correctly.

  • abc

    NYC has lot of these ‘rats’ shooting people. These ‘rats’ should all go to hell.

    • Sharpton

      Wonder what color were these rats……

  • APrime

    MTA at NYC is Pre-Historic. Buses at Florida State all have camera in them. The subway cars and buses should already have live camera in them. There is no complaint line / email to complain about bad drivers and bad services. I’ve seen bus drivers allowing a guy to bring a big lawn bag full of smelly trash in a crowded bus, the workers are insane and their pay is insanely high. The only good out of MTA is 24hr service. For such high prices for fare their services are for the dogs not for human beings.

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  • Bell Toller

    where was he going at 440pm?

  • BB

    @holybananas… desegrigation? not quite sure what you are saying here.

  • figfee

    Wow its a crazy world we live in dude.


  • Fritz Von

    Is that video a joke?

  • Cam Rogers

    Your a clown….Im guessing youre poor



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