LOWER MANHATTAN — A gunman shot an harmless bystander sitting on a stoop in Decrease Manhattan Friday night, police stated Saturday.
Surveillance video reveals the suspect standing with one other man exterior a constructing on Pearl Avenue, close to the Brooklyn Bridge, simply after 6:15 p.m. when he pulled out a gun, fired one spherical and fled.
A 46-year-old man sitting on the steps in entrance of the constructing heard the gunshot after which felt ache in his left arm, police stated. He was handled at a hospital and launched.
Police stated the sufferer was an harmless bystander.
Investigators described the suspect as a person final seen carrying a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants and white sneakers.
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