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Suspect shoots man, flees scene in Laurelton

Surveillance images show a suspect wanted in connection with a Laurelton shooting. Images courtesy NYPD
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LAURELTON — The NYPD was looking for a man who shot a person in the rear end in front of the Laurelton Plaza last week.

The suspect, described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, allegedly pulled out a gun and shot his victim just before 4 a.m. March 2 before taking off on foot, police said.

The victim was taken to Mercy Hospital and listed in stable condition.

The shooter was wearing a beige jacket and brown pants and is described as standing 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds with a light complexion.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging on to Crime Stoppers’ website at nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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