EAST VILLAGE (PIX11) — The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man suspected of shooting a 19-year-old in the West Village area Friday evening.
According to police, the victim was involved in a dispute with the suspect in front of 60 Avenue D around 11:20 p.m. when the suspect reportedly pulled out a shotgun and fire twice, striking the victim in the chest and neck.
The victim was transported to Bellevue Hospital where he was listed in stable condition.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, last seen wearing a dark-hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
The public can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.