Police: Man shot in front of 2 children in Concourse Village

New information is emerging regarding a man who was shot in front of two children in broad daylight in Concourse Village.

News 12 Staff

Jun 19, 2021, 11:36 AM

Updated 1,127 days ago

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New information is emerging regarding a man who was shot in front of two children in broad daylight in Concourse Village.
In a video first scene on News 12, a man wearing red fell into the two children  and then they all fell to the ground.
The shooter caught up to the victim and then shot him in the back.
The children then are seen struggling to get up and a girl wearing pink grabbing her brother to shield him as the suspect reaches over her to continue firing shots at the man on the ground.
Family members of the shooting suspect tell News 12 that he did not mean to run toward the children and was just trying to avoid getting shot.
A bodega worker eventually comes out to help the children and the man who was shot. News 12 is told the victim did not know the children.
Police tell News 12 the fight  resulted from an argument.


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