Man shot in Long Island City robbery: NYPD - Metro US

Man shot in Long Island City robbery: NYPD


The NYPD is looking for two suspects they say shot a man in Long Island City after he refused to hand over a gold chain.

The victim, a 29-year-old man, was walking in the area of 13-05 43rd Ave. with a 26-year-old man around 6:20 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25 when a suspect tried to take the victim’s gold chain, police said.

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A struggle ensued, and one of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot the victim in his abdomen and thigh. The suspect also fired in the direction of the 26-year-old victim but missed.

The man who was shot is in stable condition, police said.

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Police have identified the suspect as a black male, 19 to 25 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, submit their tip online atwww.nypdcrimestoppers.comor text their tip to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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