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Police: Shot Fired After Group Dispute At Busy Intersection



April 21, 2016 Staff Report

Police are searching for a man who fired a gun at a group of men at a busy Jackson Heights intersection.

Two groups of men got into an argument on April 16 at 10:39 p.m. at the corner of 37th Avenue and 74th Street, according to two witnesses who spoke to the police.

A group of approximately four Asian men got into a dispute with an unknown number of Hispanic men. One of the Asian men then displayed a firearm and fired a shot at the other group, according to the NYPD.

All parties fled in an unknown direction. There have been no reported injuries at this time, police said.

The suspect is an Asian man with a long ponytail, police said. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, black jeans and an orange and blue jogging jacket.

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

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