An unidentified 22-year-old male was shot five times last night in a St. Nicholas Houses NYCHA playground. The victim was shot in the torso and leg according to police. He was taken to Harlem Hospital and is expected to live.
The assailant fled on foot. He is described as a black male with braids wearing a black hoodie. - Geoffrey Croft
“It was a lot of shots, and everybody started running,” stunned witness Casandra Price said of the 7:14 p.m. shooting inside the St. Nicholas Houses.
“Kids were scattering and screaming.”
The unidentified 22-year-old victim miraculously survived, cops said. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he remained in critical condition early Sunday.
Harlem, Bronx shootings leave two injured An unidentified man was shot five times in the chest in Harlem, while a woman was hit in the leg by a stray bullet in a separate Bronx shooting. Both gunmen remained at large.
New York Daily News - September 7, 2014 - By Roxanna Asgarian, Thomas Tracy