Bronx Man Shot for iPhone
Cops want to find the two thugs who shot a Bronx resident in the back Wednesday -- after he refused to hand over his iPhone.
Police say that the 23-year-old victim was walking with a friend along West 190th street, between Aqueduct and Grand Avenues, around 6:30 p.m. when the perps accosted them, demanding the costly gadget.
When he refused, one of the scumbags took out a gun and fired, hitting the victim in the back.
The victim was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital for treatment.
The lowlifes didn't get the phone.
Cops describe the gun-slinging suspect as a 5-foot-7, 150-pound hispanic male, wearing a black hoodie, a dark Marmot jacket, blue jeans, and black boots.
They say the other wannabe robber is a 5-foot-8, 150-pound hispanic male, who sported a blue New York Yankees cap, black jacket, black pants, and brown boots.
Know these jerks? Then call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting tips to 274637 and then entering TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.
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