Man shot while being robbed of his jacket in Bronx

The suspect shot the victim once in the buttocks and then fled with the victim’s jacket.
Credit: DCPI

An 18-year-old man was shot while being robbed of his jacket in the Bronx earlier this month, police said.

The suspect approached the victim near 2705 Morris Ave. about 8 p.m. on Feb. 4, police said. The robber demanded property, then shot the victim once in the buttocks and fled with his jacket.

The victim was treated at a local hospital and released.

Police have released this surveillance image of the suspect.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS. The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then entering TIP577.



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