EMS responded and transported the victim to an area hospital in stable condition.
The suspect is described as follows: male, dark skin, wearing a red white and blue hoody.
Friday, August 30, 2019 at approximately 8:25 p.m. - Individuals approached a 30 year-old male victim in the vicinity of East 174th Street and Selwyn Avenue and displayed a firearm. Individual #1 proceeded to point the firearm at the victim, prompting the victim to attempted to gain control of the weapon and resist. A shot was fired during the scuffle, striking the victim in the right knee. EMS responded and transported the victim to an area hospital in stable condition. The individuals are described as follows: male #1, black, wearing a black Nike sweatshirt. and male #2, black, wearing Adidas pants.
The unidentified male is Hispanic. He is 5’04”, 130lbs with a slim build and a ponytail.
Saturday August 24, 2019 at approximately 12:50 a.m. - In front of 755 E. 216th Street, two individuals fired multiple shots at two male victims, a 34-year-old and a 26-year-old, and fled the scene on foot eastbound on East 216th Street and then northbound on Barnes Avenue. The 34-year-old male suffered a gunshot wound to his right leg and the 26-year-old male was shot once in the torso. Both victims were removed to an area hospital in stable condition.
The first individual is a dark-skinned male with a beard; last seen wearing a blue and white hooded sweater, light colored shorts and black and white sneakers.The second individual is a dark-skinned male; last seen wearing a light colored hooded sweater, gray sweatpants and white sneakers.
Saturday August 24, 2019, at approximately 5:23 p.m. - Inside of 49 W. Fordham Road (Rite Aid), the individual placed 36 cans of Monster Energy in a plastic bag and tried to leave without paying for them. When the 38-year-old male employee confronted the individual about the theft, he brandished a hypodermic needle and threatened to poke him with it. The individual fled the scene on foot southbound on Grand Avenue.
The individual is described as a male, Hispanic, 35 to 45 years old, 5’8”, 170lbs; last seen wearing a white shirt, black shorts, and black sneakers.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 11:30 p.m. - Individuals approached the victim inside the hallway of a residential apartment building in the vicinity Jerome Avenue and East 198th Street and displayed two firearms while attempting to take the victim’s gold neck chain off.
The victim resisted, at which point at least one of the individuals discharged his weapon.
No one was injured by the shots and individuals fled with the victim’s chain.