Police & Fire

Weekend Coney Island Shooting Leaves Two Men Injured

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Last Saturday, a teen shot and injured two 30-year-old victims in Coney Island, leaving them with buttocks wounds, police said.

The suspects approached the men on Saturday, June 17 at 1:25am, near Mermaid Avenue and West 28 Street, said cops. The male suspect whipped out a gun and fired 5 bullets, hitting both victims in the legs and one in the buttocks.

The victims were rushed to Lutheran Hospital in stable condition.

The first suspect is described by police as a black man about 18-years-old.

The second suspect is described by police as a black woman about 18-years-old.

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 or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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