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Police Looking For Shooter Who Fired Shots at Group of Men in East Elmhurst

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May 3, 2018 By Christian Murray

The police are looking for a man who allegedly fired several shots at a group of men in East Elmhurst last month.

The suspect, who was accompanied by another man who has since been arrested, allegedly fired several shots at a group of people in front of 26-49 96th Street at around 8:45 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, police said.

Two vehicles were struck by the gunfire, but no one was injured.

The suspect, pictured above, is black, 25 to 35 years old, and was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweater, black jeans and black sneakers.

The police arrested Michael Alexander, a 38-year-old from East Elmhurst, on April 25 for his involvement. He faces a slew of charges from attempted assault, criminal possession of a weapon to reckless endangerment.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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