Cops arrested a New Jersey man for allegedly shooting a man at the Astoria Houses on Monday night.
Officers from the 114th Precinct responded to a 911 call at around 10 p.m. on Nov. 25 regarding a man shot at Astoria Boulevard and 8th Street. Upon their arrival, cops found a 19-year-old man that had been shot once in the hip.
EMS rushed the victim to Elmhurst Hospital, where he is in stable condition.
Shortly after the incident, police took 33-year-old Tyriek Jackson, of East Orange, N.J., into custody, A firearm was also recovered from the scene, along with cash, bullets and drugs.
Jackson was ultimately arrested on Nov. 26 and charged with attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon. At this time, it is not clear what the motive behind the shooting was.
The investigation is ongoing.
Late last night a man was shot just down the road from the Astoria Houses at Astoria Blvd and 8th St. Thankfully, he’s recovering. My anti-crime officers were within earshot and immediately were on the scene. After a foot pursuit they arrested a perpetrator and recovered a gun. pic.twitter.com/GuX2IrPzE4
— NYPD Housing PSA 9 (@NYPDPSA9) November 27, 2019