Malcolm x Blvd and Putnam Avenue
Malcolm x Blvd and Putnam Avenue

NYPD are looking for the men involved in a shooting on Malcolm X Blvd, which injured one innocent bystander.

According to reports, on March 23, at around 10:00pm, a 34-year-old man was unknowingly shot following an argument he witnessed between several men, while he was standing on the south side of Malcolm x Blvd and Putnam Avenue in the confines of the 88th Precinct.

The victim said he standing on the street when he observed a group of about 15 men arguing about a block away at which time he heard two gun shots. The group then fled in unknown directions.

The victim states he left the location and returned to his residence when he felt a burning sensation on his right thigh and realized he was shot. However, the victim did not check himself into Brookdale Hospital until the following day, at which time detectives were called.

There are no arrests, and the shooting currently is under investigation.

Anyone with information in regards to the incident call the NYPDs Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. People can also submit tips on the Crime Stoppers Website and send tips via text message to 274637(CRIMES), then enter TIP577.

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