It happened on East 223rd Street around 2 p.m. on June 23.READ MORE: NYPD Lieutenant Shot In Ankle Apprehending Suspect In The Bronx
According to police, the shooter was riding a dirt bike, got off and walked toward a black Acura SUV that was behind him.
The driver of the Acura backed away from the shooter as he approached the car.READ MORE: Justice Department Says Russians Hacked Federal Prosecutors
The suspect opened fire through the Acura’s open driver side window and tried to shoot the 25-year-old man inside, police said.
The driver was not hit, according to police, and video shows he drove away.MORE NEWS: Police: Woman, 61, Killed In West Islip House Fire
Anyone with information 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.