Jan. 18, 2017 Staff Report
An unidentified man was shot in the torso in Jackson Heights last night, police said.
The victim was shot around 8 p.m. outside of 90-01 37th Avenue by a man who quickly fled the scene, according to police.
The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital for treatment and is in stable condition.
The police do not have a description of the suspect and are still investigating the shooting.
This area of Jackson Heights has been a hotbed for violence going back years.
In 1991 a shootout at 90th Street and 37th Avenue killed four people. More recently, there was a fatal stabbing on the same corner in 2014 and a shooting in a botched robbery in 2015.