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Drive-by shooter critically injures couple leaving babyshower in East Elmhurst

June 24, 2017 Staff Report

A couple was shot while sitting in their car early this morning after leaving a baby shower in East Elmhurst, according to police.

The victims, who remain in critical condition at Elmhurst Hospital, left the party at around 3:30 am and were shot in their car near 32-13 101st Street.

The shooter was in a dark colored pickup truck, according to police. The suspect allegedly pulled up next to them and fired numerous rounds into the car.

One of the victims, a 31-year-old man, was shot in the arm and torso and the other victim, a 37-year-old female, was shot in the arm and back. The woman’s 14-year-old son, who was in the back of the car, was unharmed.

The man was able to drive to the 115th Precinct, where the teen ran inside and reported the incident. EMS responded and took the couple to hospital.

The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made.

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What’s more gangster than the guy who did the shooting was the guy who drove his family to the precinct after being shot!


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