Police are searching for two individuals in the surveillance video above in connection to an assault last night in Sunset Park.
Here’s what happened, according to cops:
- On Monday, April 10 at about 9:40pm, two young Asian men entered a business located by 8th Avenue and 58th Street, and quarreled with two other men.
- The dispute escalated into a physical altercation, resulting in individual #1 attempting to discharge a silver firearm at a 21-year-old man
- and individual #2 causing a laceration to the forearm of victim #2 with a sharp object
- The firearm was not discharged. Victim#2 was transported to a local hospital by private means
Individual #1 is described by the police as an Asian man in his 20’s, with black hair, last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and dark jacket and white tee shirt, dark pants and dark shoes.
Individual #2 is described as an Asian man in his 20’s, approximately 5’10” tall with black hair, last seen wearing blue hooded jacket with tan pants and sneakers.
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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.