Belmont: search for the shooter who shot a 17-year-old in the leg

By SÍLE MOLONEY

The NYPD is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the person seen in the attached video and photo who is wanted for questioning in connection with a shooting in Belmont, located in the 48th Arrondissement.


On Monday, November 8, at around 2:40 p.m., a 17-year-old man was crossing the street at the corner of Bathgate Avenue and East Fordham Road in Belmont, when an unidentified individual who was inside a blue Dodge Durango, shot at the victim once, hitting him in the left leg, following a verbal argument.

The suspect then fled east on East Fordham Road to unknown parts. The victim was taken to Jacobi Hospital in stable condition. No other injuries were reported as a result of this incident.

The vehicle is described as a blue Dodge Durango. A photo and a surveillance video of the vehicle are attached.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57- PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their advice by logging into the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.


Amanda J. Marsh