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NYPD Investigates Shooting On MTA Bus In Brooklyn

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(credit: NYPD)

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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.

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