Cops seek shooter who fired multiple rounds into man in Arverne

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Police are looking for the shooter who fired several rounds into a 29-year-old man in Arverne earlier this month.

On Sunday, March 14, around 1 a.m., a 29-year-old man was approached by an unidentified man outside of 348 Beach 72nd St., according to the NYPD.

The man took out a handgun and fired multiple shots at the 29-year-old, who was hit in his torso, buttocks, elbow and ankle, cops said.

The shooter then ran off northbound on Beach 72nd Street on foot, police said.

The 29-year-old was rushed to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where he was treated for his gunshot wounds and stabilized.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspect 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 CrimeStoppers website at nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

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