NYPD searching for gunman in Jackson Heights shooting incident

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Police are looking for this man suspected of opening fire on a crowd in Jackson Heights last month. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

Police from the 115th Precinct in Jackson Heights are looking for a gunman who allegedly fired gunshots into a crowd near Roosevelt Avenue last month.

Investigators said that just before 7 a.m., in front of 37-61 78th St., a man opened fire at a group of people standing near the Bad Moon tattoo and body piercing shop and jumped into a blue Honda Accord before fleeing the crime scene southbound on 78th Street, according to the NYPD.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the shooting, police said.

The NYPD released surveillance images of the suspect who is described as a Black man in his 20s who was last seen wearing a black sweater, black jeans, and black and white sneakers.

No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing.

Photo courtesy of NYPD

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of the suspects 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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