Man shot over parking spot in NYC on New Year's Day
NEW YORK - The NYPD is searching for a man they say was caught on video shooting another driver after a dispute over parking in Midtown on New Year's Day.
According to authorities, at around 5:15 a.m. on January 1, the victim, a 27-year-old man, got into a parking dispute with the unidentified suspect, who was driving a white 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee on West 38th Street between 10th and 11th Avenue.
Police say the victim approached the driver-side door of the suspect's vehicle, when the suspect fired a gun, hitting the victim in his left arm. The suspect then drove away.
The victim was taken to Mt. Sinai St. Luke's in stable condition.
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Police have released surveillance video of the incident, along with photos that show the suspect in Bedford-Stuyvestant near Patchen Avenue, where he parked the vehicle after the shooting.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
Police say all calls are strictly confidential.