Man shot in Far Rockaway

By Kelsey Durham

Police were searching for the shooter who wounded a man in Far Rockaway early Saturday morning, the NYPD said.

Authorities said a 21-year-old man was shot in the abdomen around 12:40 a.m. Sept. 6 at 14-50 Gateway Blvd. The victim was taken to Jamaica Hospital and is listed in stable condition, police said.

The suspect is described as a heavyset black male, weighing approximately 225 pounds and wearing a white shirt with shorts and a T-shirt around his head, the NYPD said. He was last seen walking toward 52nd Street after the shooting, according to police.

Anyone with information was being asked to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hot Line at 1-800-577-TIPS or by logging on to nypdc‌rimes‌toppe‌rs.com.

Reach reporter Kelsey Durham at 718-260-4573 or by e-mail at kdurh‌am@cn‌gloca‌l.com.

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