Police: Shotgun-wielding robbers Taser Queen Village Mini Market owner
Police are looking for three men who Tasered a Queen Village storeowner during a robbery last night.
Investigators said the victim, 24, was closing up for the night around 9:30 p.m. at the Queen Village Mini Market, 246 Christian Street, when three men came inside. One of the men guarded the door, while a second man went behind the counter and threatened the victim with a shotgun and a Taser. A third man demanded money, then attacked the victim, punching, kicking and striking him with the gun. At some point during the struggle, one of the suspects also Tasered the storeowner, police said.
The three men made away with $3,500 in cash, fleeing south on 3rd Street. They are described as three black males in their early 20s wearing dark-colored clothing and hoodies.
One suspect is about six-foot-one, has a medium complexion and a heavy build and was wearing a black wool mask over his face. The second suspect is described as five-foot-nine with a medium build and had a dark bandana over his face. The third suspect is described as a man with a medium build wearing a gray hoodie.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or to submit an anonymous tip by dialing 215-686-TIPS (8477).