Police Search For Suspect Who Shot Teen In Harlem

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Saturday were asking for the public’s help in a search for a suspect who shot and wounded a teen earlier this month in Harlem.

At 3:20 a.m. Jan. 6, the 18-year-old male victim was shot once in the shoulder, as he walked on St. Nicholas Avenue at 127th Street.

Police have not specified a motive for the shooting or further details. The victim’s condition after the the shooting, and in the weeks since, was not listed.

The suspect is described as a black male, 25 years old, wearing a long black coat and a black skullcap.

Surveillance photos have been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, submit tips through the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.

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