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Man shot in the back after trying to stop fight, police say

Suspect (NYPD)

Suspect (NYPD)

Nov. 25, 2015 Staff Report

The police have released a video of a suspect who allegedly shot a man multiple times in the back on Roosevelt Ave earlier this month.

The suspect was fighting with a female outside Centro Billiards and Sports on Roosevelt Ave, near and Elbertson Street, when the victim intervened, according to police.

The 32-year-old victim then began to walk away when the suspect began firing multiple rounds, striking the victim several times in his back, the NYPD said. The suspect then fled with two other people of interest.

The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital and remains in serious but stable condition.

The incident occurred on November 16th at 4:40 am.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, who is 5’8”and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans.
The NYPD released a photo and video of the suspect along with the two people of interest.

Police are asking anyone with any information to call 1-800-577-TIPS.

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