Masked man shoots victim in the legs and arm on a Jamaica street

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Cops are looking for a man in a mask who shot someone in the legs on a Jamaica street.

According to police, at 3:45 p.m. on May 27, a 31-year-old man was walking in front of 106-48 Sutphin Blvd. when he was approached by an unknown man. The man pulled out a firearm and shot both of the victim’s legs and his upper arm.

The suspect then fled the scene on 107th Avenue toward Waltham Avenue in a silver four-door sedan. EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital.

The suspect is described by police as a 20-year-old black man standing 5 feet, 10 inches tall and with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored baseball hat, a black half mask, a dark multicolored sweatshirt, blue pants with a white strip down the side and light- and dark-colored sneakers.

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 at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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