Cops seek suspect in Bed-Stuy shooting

Bed-Stuy Shooting March 20
Cops are searching for a man who shot two men during an argument near Van Buren Street and Throop Avenue in Bed-Stuy on March 20. Credit: NYPD

Police are searching for a suspect who shot and injured two men in Brooklyn last month.

The victims were walking in the vicinity of Van Buren Street and Throop Avenue in Bed-Stuy about 10:20 p.m. on March 20 when they got into a verbal dispute with a group of unknown males, cops said. The suspect took out a gun and fired it several times. The first victim sustained a gunshot wound to the leg, and the second victim sustained gunshot wounds to the arm and buttocks. Both victims were taken to an area hospital and were listed in stable condition.

Police released a surveillance video that shows the suspect firing shots and then fleeing the scene.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 19 or 20 years old, with light skin and long braids.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crimestoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577.



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