Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred at 4:41 p.m. on Friday, April 9, at 721 Jefferson Avenue in Brooklyn. The suspect approached the victim, a 35-year-old man, displayed a semiautomatic firearm, shot him in the leg, and fled the scene on foot. The victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
The suspect is a black male, five foot seven, 140 pounds. He was wearing a Yankees hat. Police have shared surveillance video:
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto Crime Stoppers’ website at NYPDcrimestoppers.com or by texting to CRIMES (274637) and entering TIP577.
All calls are strictly confidential.