QUEENS, N.Y. (PIX11) – A man was shot during an argument over a car crash in Astoria Tuesday night, according to the NYPD.

The victim’s moped collided with a red MINI Cooper convertible occupied by two women and one man near 2116 Steinway St., police said. A fight broke out and the man in the convertible shot the moped driver in the right arm, according to authorities.

The victim was taken to a local hospital. The convertible fled the scene, police said.

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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.