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Man shot at near point-blank range in Hunts Point

A man is in the hospital after surviving being shot at near point-blank range in Hunts Point.  According to police, surveillance video shows the gunman run up to the victim and shoot him multiple times

News 12 Staff

May 7, 2015, 2:52 PM

Updated 3,361 days ago

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A man is in the hospital after surviving being shot at near point-blank range in Hunts Point. 
According to police, surveillance video shows the gunman run up to the victim and shoot him multiple times in front of a bodega on Coster Street, near Spofford Avenue, Wednesday morning. 
The 24-year-old man was standing with a group of people, but no one else was injured. He was rushed to Lincoln Hospital where he's listed in stable condition. 
The suspect is described as a black man with facial hair. He was wearing a gray, sleeveless hooded sweatshirt, gray jogging shorts and white sneakers. He fled the scene in a dark-colored Sedan. 
There is no word yet on a motive for the shooting. Authorities are urging anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS


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