Lone gunman sought for firing shots into a St. Albans park, causing property damage: NYPD

Cops are looking for this suspect, who allegedly fired shots into a St. Albans park late last month.
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Police from the 103rd Precinct are searching for a gunman who fired shots into a St. Albans park on the evening of Sunday, Apr. 28.

A man was walking past 156-11 108th Ave. at around 5:30 p.m., when he pulled out a handgun and fired several shots into Marconi Park, striking the window of a car and damaging a window on a nearby home, police said, adding that there were no injuries reported during the shooting incident. The gunman fled on foot in an unknown direction. He remains at large and an investigation into the reckless endangerment case is ongoing.

The NYPD released surveillance images of the suspect on Thursday and described him as having a medium to dark complexion. He was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, a dark-colored vest, black pants and gray sneakers.

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A reward of up to $3,500 is being offered for information that leads to his arrest.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident 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 Crime Stoppers website at crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, or on X (the platform formerly known as Twitter) @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.

Through Apr. 28, the 103rd Precinct has reported 9 shooting incidents so far in 2024, 5 more than the 4 reported at the same point last year, an increase of 125%, according to the most recent CompStat report.