NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are trying to identify individuals wanted in connection to a shooting that took place early New Year’s Day in Queens.
It happened around 1:15 a.m. at on 37th Avenue near 12th Street in Long Island City.READ MORE: Calls For Immediate Change Ring Out After 36-Year-Old Asian Man Stabbed In The Back In Lower Manhattan
According to police, one individual fired several shots at a group standing on the sidewalk, striking a 19-year-old man in the stomach.
Someone who was with the victim then returned fire.READ MORE: New COVID Variant First Detected In New York City Spreading In Northeast
Police say the initial shooter got into a gray four-door Infiniti and fled the scene.
The victim was taken to a local medical center in stable condition.
Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at NYPDCrimeStoppers.com.MORE NEWS: Evolving Social Media Apps Emphasize Talking Over Texting
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