Gunman Fires Into Crowd on NYC Sidewalk With Child Nearby - NBC New York

Gunman Fires Into Crowd on NYC Sidewalk With Child Nearby

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    Gunman Wanted for Firing into Crowd

    Police are looking for a man who fired shots into a crowd in the Bronx with children nearby. (Published Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Police are searching for a gunman seen firing shots into a crowd on a Bronx sidewalk with at least one child nearby

    • It happened the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 22, along a commercial strip on Gerard Avenue in the Bronx

    • No one was injured but the shooter is wanted for reckless endangerment

    UPDATE: New Video Shows Little Girl, Innocent Bystanders Desperately Trying to Escape Gunfire on NYC Sidewalk

    Police are looking for a gunman seen on video firing shots into a crowd on a Bronx sidewalk as a child wearing a backpack walked nearby. 

    The suspect walked up to a 19-year-old man walking with a group of four other people in front of 1155 Gerard Ave. in Concourse at around 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, and fired three rounds, police said.

    Video shows the crowd dispersing and fleeing immediately as the gunman fired; a child wearing a backpack was walking just ahead of the crowd and also suddenly turned and fled. 

    No one was injured, police said.

    The gunman is wanted for reckless endangerment. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. 

    Suspect in Bronx shooting
    Photo credit: NYPD

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