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Gunman fires shots at driver in car, crashes into another vehicle while fleeing in East Harlem

EAST HARLEM — A man is in critical condition after a gunman fired multiple shots at him sitting in a car, who then attempted to flee the scene but crashed into another vehicle in East Harlem early Saturday morning.

The gunman in a black Audi allegedly drove next to the passenger side of the car on E. 104th Street about 1:20 a.m., police said. He stopped, fired his gun multiple times into the car, striking the driver in the chest and arm.

The gunman sped away, but crashed into another car at E. 119th Street and First Avenue, according to police.

The driver was taken to the hospital and is said to be in critical but stable condition, police said.