THE BRONX, N.Y. (PIX11) – Police are looking for a suspect after a man was shot in the face with a BB gun in the Bronx.

Police said the suspect shot the gel bead blaster near 1105 Morrison Ave., hitting the 55-year-old victim in the face. The suspect fled the scene, according to authorities.

The victim was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Jacobi.

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Erin Pflaumer is a digital content producer from Long Island who has covered both local and national news since 2018. She joined PIX11 in 2023. See more of her work here.