NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An 81-year-old man was shot by a stray bullet Monday outside a bodega on the Upper West Side.

The shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. on West 105th Street.

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Police said the gunman got out of a car and started arguing with another man. He allegedly opened fire, hitting the 45-year-old man in the chest.

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A stray bullet also hit the 81-year-old in the foot.

Both victims were taken to St. Luke’s Hospital and are expected to survive.

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Anyone with information about the shooting 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

CBSNewYork Team