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Man shot in the stomach in Harlem; gunman sought

Posted: 11:29 AM, Jul 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-06 11:48:05-04

HARLEM, Manhattan — Police are searching for the man seen on surveillance video shooting another man in the stomach in Harlem early Thursday.

A 30-year-old man was standing with a group of people outside a building on West 123rd Street near Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard when a man walked up to the group around 4 a.m, police said.

Surveillance footage shows a struggle between the victim and the attacker before the victim was shot in the abdomen.

Both parties fled the scene.

The victim was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem for his injuries.

The alleged gunman was last seen wearing a baseball hat, a white t-shirt and track pants.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com , or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).