Cops are searching for a suspect who shot a man in Long Island City

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Police are looking for a suspect who shot a man on a Long Island City street on Monday afternoon.

According to authorities, the suspect approached a 32-year-old man who was walking to his car at 38th Avenue and Ninth Street at about 1:30 p.m. Monday. The perpetrator told the victim to lie on the ground before reportedly pulling out a revolver and shooting him in the left arm.

The victim was transported to New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where he is in stable condition.

The suspect, described as a black male, approximately 40 to 45 years old, about 5 feet, 7 inches, fled southbound on Ninth Street. He was last seen wearing a blue work helmet, a yellow jacket and black clothing.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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