Suspect Wanted For Shooting Teen In Coney Island Deli [Video]

Suspect Wanted For Shooting Teen In Coney Island Deli [Video]

Police are searching for one of two suspects in Coney Island shooting that injured a teen this month.

The gunmen fired shots into a deli located at 2919 Surf Avenue on January 3, 11:45pm, striking an 18-year-old man in the leg and hip, police said. Surveillance footage shows both suspects unloading guns into the deli before fleeing the location.

The victim was transported to Lutheran Hospital in serious but stable condition.

One suspect was arrested and charged with assault in the first degree on January 9, police said. The second suspect is described as a Hispanic male, wearing a black jacket and light colored sweatpants.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website, or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and entering TIP577.


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