SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — An armed man fired several shots from the doorway of a jewelry store while trying to rob the Brooklyn shop on Sunday, police said.
The gunman, dressed in a dark hooded jacket and white mask, was caught on surveillance video spraying bullets inside the A&M Jewelry store at 4814 Fifth Ave. in Sunset Park at around 2 p.m., according to video footage released by the NYPD. A worker, 24, suffered a graze wound to the body and was taken to the hospital in stable condition, police said.
The suspect ran from the store without taking any jewelry and was last seen fleeing southbound on Fifth Avenue, police said. There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.
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