Harlem Shooting Suspect Caught on Tape - NBC New York

Harlem Shooting Suspect Caught on Tape



    Police are searching for the gunman seen shooting at other men in this surveillance footage from Harlem Wednesday, Sept. 28. (Published Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011)

    Police have released surveillance video of shooting in East Harlem Wednesday, hoping the public can help identify the gunman seen in the footage.

    Three men were shot in front of 212 East 122 St. at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to police. An 18-year-old man was shot in the back, a 35-year-old shot in the buttocks, and a 49-year-old in the back, police said.

    The victims were known to the suspect, according to police, but the motive was not immediately clear.

    The victims were transported to Harlem Hospital, Metropolitan Hospital and St. Luke's Hospital, respectively. The 18-year-old was listed in critical condition, and the other two victims were in stable condition, police said.

    The suspect is described as about 18 to 20 years old, wearing a black short-sleeved t-shirt, gray sweatpants and purple sneakers.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or nypdcrimestoppers.com.