Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Photo via the NYPD, inset via Shutterstock
Photo via the NYPD, inset via Shutterstock
The white sedan involved in a BB gun shooting in Middle Village on March 28.

UPDATED March 31, 9:43 a.m.

Police have released video of a vehicle wanted in a pellet gun shooting along a Middle Village street earlier this week that is reportedly being investigated as a possible hate crime.

Law enforcement sources said someone in a late-model white sedan pulled up alongside a 55-year-old woman as she walked in the area of Eliot Avenue and 69th Street on the Middle Village/Maspeth border at 1:10 a.m. on March 28.

Authorities said an individual in the car then pulled out a BB gun and fired a projectile that struck the woman in the face, causing a laceration. According to WABC-TV, the men in the car drove past the woman and hurled anti-Hispanic slurs.

The vehicle then fled the scene; it was last seen heading westbound on Eliot Avenue on video footage taken from a nearby car wash.

Officers from the 104th Precinct responded to the incident; the woman was treated at her home for injuries not considered life-threatening.

Police described the suspects as white males.

Anyone with information regarding the assault or the suspects’ whereabouts is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.


Join The Discussion

Popular Stories
Photo via Google Maps
Hiker finds a dead body while walking through Kissena Park in Flushing: cops
Photo courtesy of Ann Go
Man dies after early morning crash on Woodhaven Boulevard in Queens
Photo via 104th Precinct on Twitter
Man steals dog from ex-girlfriend in Maspeth as his mom and current girlfriend beat her up: cops

Skip to toolbar