NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man in connection with a shooting in the Bronx.
Authorities said the suspect brandished a gun at around 4:20 p.m. on Friday before shooting a 24-year-old man in the torso.READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Girl Killed In Suspected Hit-And-Run On Brooklyn Street
The incident happened across the street from 639 East 169th St., police said. The suspect then fled toward East 168th St.READ MORE: Strong Winds Remain A Concern In New Jersey, Could Lead To Power Outages As Storm Exits Our Area
Police said the victim was rushed to Saint Barnabas Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.
Authorities described the suspect as a Hispanic male, about 5’8″ tall with long black hair in a ponytail. He was last seen wearing a black ski cap, black work boots, black shirt, black fur trimmed jacket and black jeans.MORE NEWS: Events Across NYC Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit a tip by logging onto Crime Stoppers website or text a tip to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577.