Shocking video shows elevator shooting in Brooklyn

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BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (PIX11) -- Police are asking for the public’s help Thursday to find a gunman who shot a man as he exited an elevator in Brooklyn.

The brazen attack was caught on camera. Footage shows the attacker slowly approach the victim, shoot him once in the torso, then calmly turn around and walk away.

It happened about 8 p.m. Dec. 30 in an elevator at 940 Gates Ave. in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, police said.

The victim, a 25-year-old man, was taken to a hospital and is listed in stable condition, NYPD said.

Anyone with information in the case is urged to call NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.