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Gun shots fired in Jackson Heights after two groups got into dispute, police say – QNS.com

Gun shots fired in Jackson Heights after two groups got into dispute, police say

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Police are looking for a man who fired a gun at a group of men in Jackson Heights on April 16.

Two witnesses, a 32-year-old female and a 60-year-old male told police that they saw a dispute break out between two groups of men on Saturday at about 10:39 p.m.

According to police, approximately four Asian males began a verbal argument with an unknown number of Hispanic males at the intersection of 37th Avenue and 74th Street.

One of the Asian men pulled out a firearm and shot into the crowd of men he was arguing with and all parties ran in unknown directions, police said. No injuries were reported.

The individual is described as an Asian male with a long pony tail, last seen wearing a black baseball cap, black jeans, and a orange and blue jogging jacket.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS or for Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

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