Cops searching for thief who shot and robbed a man in Corona

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Police are searching for the thief who shot and robbed a man in Corona earlier this month.

Authorities say a man approached a 27-year-old man at 107-11 Northern Blvd. just before 4 a.m. on Jan. 13 and shot him in the torso before snatching his chain and fleeing the scene.

The victim was transported to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst by private means in serious but stable condition.

Police released surveillance video and photos of the suspect on Jan. 27.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

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