July 18, 2016 Staff Report
Gunshots were fired on Steinway Street in the early hours Sunday, leaving a man in critical condition after a bullet struck him in the neck.
The 23-year-old victim got into a argument with two men in front of 28-03 Steinway Street on Sunday just after 4 am.
During the ensuing argument, the first suspect handed a firearm to the second suspect, who fired several rounds at the victim, according to police.
The victim was shot once in the neck, and was taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center and is in critical condition. The suspects fled southbound along Steinway Street, according to police.
Police describe the first suspect as a male, black, 20 to 30 years old, 5’10” tall and 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and red shorts.
The second suspect is described as a male, black, 20 years old, 5’10 to 6’0 tall, 200 to 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing a light colored baseball cap, black t-shirt, and dark colored pants.
The NYPD have released a surveillance video, and photos of the suspects. They ask anyone with information to call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).