THE BIG APPLE (1010 WINS) — NEW YORK On Tuesday, the New York Police Department (NYPD) released a photograph of a van that they are attempting to locate after four people were shot in Brooklyn the previous week, according to the authorities.
On February 10, shortly before 5 o’clock in the afternoon, police officers on Coney Island responded to a 911 call reporting multiple males shot in the area surrounding West 33rd Street and Mermaid Avenue.
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When the officers arrived, they discovered a man, age 26, with a gunshot wound to the left leg; a man, age 22, who had sustained a gunshot wound to the right thigh; a boy, age 17, who had sustained a gunshot wound to the right leg; and a man, age 25, who had sustained a gunshot wound to the left foot. In total, there were five people who had been shot.
Emergency medical services brought all four victims, who were all in stable condition, to the NYU Langone Hospital in Brooklyn.
An initial investigation revealed that an unidentified suspect driving a red minivan opened fire on a group of males who were standing in front of 3222 Mermaid Avenue.
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The car left the area in a direction that could not be determined.
As of right now, there has been no one taken into custody, and the inquiry is still going on.