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WATCH: Gunman Fires Shots Into Jackson Heights Apartment Building Sunday

The suspect fired off two shots inside the courtyard of the building, located in the vicinity of 91st Street and 35th Avenue, in Jackson Heights (NYPD)

March 16, 2021 By Michael Dorgan

The police have released video footage of a gunman firing off shots into an apartment building in Jackson Heights early Sunday.

The video footage captures the suspect entering the courtyard of the building, located in the vicinity of 91st Street and 35th Avenue, he is seen carrying a gun and then takes aim by holding the gun high above his head with two hands.

He then fires off two rounds before turning around and exiting the courtyard. The incident took place at around 3:50 a.m., police said.

One round shot through a third-floor apartment window before lodging in the ceiling of that apartment.  A 20-year-old man, a 23-year-old woman and a 25-year-old woman were inside the residence at the time of the shooting but were unharmed, police said.

Another round struck the exterior of the building. Police said there were no injuries reported from the incident.

The suspect, who was wearing a red and black hoody and blue gloves, is wanted for reckless endangerment, police said.

Police released a video taken from the location during the incident.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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Sara Ross

Instead of Sasquatch DeBlasio and annoying AOC pushing to defund the police, why don’t they try and find out where all of these guns are coming from – probably the southern states based on the many southern license plates around the city. NYC has turned into the wild west where innocent people are being killed and their murderers usually run to some relative in NC or Florida or who knows where?

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Jose Sanchez

wow what’s wrong with the young generation this day crazy firing a weapon for fun I can’t believed

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Dhraiden

Nutty. Some kind of warning of malicious intent? More concerning if it was simply ‘random’.

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Combat Crime

Can someone please tell Jessica Ramos we need more police and not social workers.

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