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2 Suspects Sought In Holiday Harlem Shooting

(credit: DCPI)

(credit: DCPI)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for two suspects wanted for a robbery and shooting in Harlem on the Fourth of July.

Authorities said that the two men approached two male victims — ages 32 and 21 — at gunpoint and demanded their property.

As the men entered the elevator inside 2375 1st Ave., one suspect, described as a 6-foot-2 man in his 20s fired a shot and struck the 32-year-old man once in the leg.

The victim was taken to Harlem Hospital in stable condition.

The second suspect is described as a 6-foot man in his 20s. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and black pants.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.