One man injured in stabbing at a Whitestone CVS, suspect remains at large: cops (UPDATED)

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Police are investigating a stabbing at a Whitestone pharmacy that left one man injured on Tuesday evening.

According to authorities, at 6:50 p.m. on July 16, two men entered a CVS located at 20-21 Francis Lewis Blvd. While they were inside, the men got into a verbal dispute which led to the suspect stabbing the victim, aged 41, in the left shoulder with a blunt object before fleeing the scene.

The victim transported himself to NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens Hospital, where he was treated for a laceration to his left shoulder. The suspect, described as an unknown man, remains at large.

At this time, police say that the victim and suspect were strangers to each other.

On July 18, police released video of the suspect taken from security footage at the location:

No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Updated on July 18 at 9:20 a.m.

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