Argument at Brooklyn auto shop leads to shooting, victim in critical condition

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The suspect, who goes by “Horse” is wanted by police for the shooting outside a Brooklyn auto repair shop. (NYPD)

FLATBUSH-DITMAS PARK, Brooklyn — Police are looking for a suspect wanted for getting into an argument then shooting the man who broke it up, leaving the victim in critical conditon.

On Friday at 3:30 p.m., a suspect named “Horse” got into an argument with another man about owed money, police said.

The victim, who goes by “Major” and “Big Man,” who was sitting outside Lesly Auto Repair at 2537 Tilden Avenue, broke up the fight, police sources said.

“Horse” left the scene and came back 30 minutes later to shoot the victim, 42, one time in the torso with a .9 mm handgun, then fled weston Tilden and Veronica Place, police sources said.

EMS took the victim to Kings County Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

The victim is a known Blood member with a long history of arrests, police sources said. He has been previously charged with attempted murder, menacing and attempted rape.

Police say the suspect is 6 feet fall, weighs 200 pounds and was wearing black sneakers, a white t-shirt and black jeans.

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