Police are searching for a man who allegedly fired a gun at a 16-year-old on a Queens sidewalk Sunday, hitting him in the leg.
The incident happened at Merrick Boulevard near 111th Avenue in Jamaica at approximately 2:20 p.m., officers said, according to PIX 11.
“The unidentified man approached the teenager with a gun before shooting him in the right leg,” the outlet stated.
The New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Crime Stoppers posted the surveillance footage Monday evening showing the man wearing a dark shirt and ripped up pants chase the teen around a brick column.
Moments later, the teenager ran away and the man appeared to shoot at him:
WANTED for An Assault: On Sunday July 18, 2021 at approx.. 2:20 P.M., in front of 110-54 Merrick Ave. @nypd113pct a unknown individual shot a 16 year old male in leg causing serious physical injury. Call