Gunman Wounds Ex-Girlfriend, Kills Male Acquaintance in Manhattan: Police - NBC New York

Gunman Wounds Ex-Girlfriend, Kills Male Acquaintance in Manhattan: Police

The shooting took place inside an East River Houses apartment building just before 5:30 a.m., police said

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    Gunman Wounds Ex-Girlfriend, Kills Man in NYC: Police

    Police are searching for a gunman who allegedly wounded his ex-girlfriend and killed another man in a Manhattan apartment early Sunday morning.

    (Published Sunday, May 26, 2019)

    What to Know

    • A gunman allegedly wounded his ex-girlfriend and killed another man in a Manhattan apartment early Sunday morning

    • The man shot his 26-year-old ex-girlfriend and a 27-year-old man inside an East River Houses building, the NYPD said

    • The woman, who was shot in the leg, was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and is expected to survive, police said

    Police are searching for a gunman who allegedly wounded his ex-girlfriend and killed another man in a Manhattan apartment early Sunday morning. 

    The man shot his 26-year-old ex-girlfriend and a 27-year-old man, identified by police as Damian Coleman, of Manhattan, inside an East River Houses building on East 102nd Street, near the FDR Drive, in East Harlem just before 5:30 a.m., the NYPD said.

    Police described Coleman as a male acquaintance of the 26-year-old woman.

    Coleman, who was shot in the stomach, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

    Yesenia D'Alessandro via AP

    The woman, who was shot in the leg, was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and is expected to survive, the NYPD said.

    Police are now searching for the 31-year-old gunman, who fled on foot on 1st Avenue after the shooting. 

    The shooting stemmed from a dispute inside the apartment, according to police.

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