NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD released new video of a suspect wanted in a stray bullet shooting that grazed a little girl in Brooklyn.
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WANTED for An Assault in the vicinity of Dumont Avenue and Montauk Avenue . #Brooklyn @NYPD75pct on 4/5/21 @ 5:45 PM. The perpetrator discharged a firearm at an unknown male grazing a 5 year old female victim. Reward up to $2500 Seen him ? Know who he is ? Call 1-800-577-TIPS . pic.twitter.com/mRRvSDocB5
— NYPD Crime Stoppers (@NYPDTips) April 7, 2021
Investigators say he was aiming for another man when he opened fire, but ended up grazing the 5-year-old girl.
Sources told CBS2 she was playing on the sidewalk in front of her East New York home when she was struck Monday night.
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Police are offering a $2,500 reward in the investigation. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). You can also submit a tip via their website or on Twitter, @NYPDTips. All calls are kept confidential.