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Cops Look For 2 Men Wanted In Connection With Astoria Shooting

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for two men wanted in connection with shooting someone in the leg in Astoria, Queens, early Monday.

A 37-year-old man was standing in front of the Latin Cabana restaurant at 34-44 Steinway Street around 3:30 a.m. Monday when he was approached by two suspects who fired at him, striking him in the ankle before they fled on foot, police said. The victim was transported to and treated at Elmhurst Hospital Center.

Police have released surveillance video of the two suspects running from the scene.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-8477 or to submit a tip online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com. All communications are kept confidential.

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