Police seek two in connection to Astoria shooting

Video courtesy of NYPD

Two suspects walked up to a man in Astoria Monday and shot him before running away, cops said.

The 37-year-old victim was standing on Steinway Street, near 35th Avenue, about 3:30 a.m. when the suspects approached him, then fired, striking him in the ankle, according to police. They then fled on foot.

The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital for treatment, cops said.

Police have released surveillance video of the suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or can text their tips to CRIMES (274637), then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.




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