2015-09-02 / Front Page

Hunt Gunman In 30th Avenue Shooting

Police are seeking help from the public to identify and locate a gunman who opened fire on a 55-year-old Astoria man on August 25.

Cops said the victim was sitting in his 2013 Cadillac sedan in an alley behind a building at 32-25 30th Avenue at about 1:15 p.m. on August 25, when the gunman opened fire, striking the man in his right arm.

Police said the suspect suddenly rushed toward the Cadillac and fired several rounds through a closed passenger side window before fleeing on foot in an unknown direction.

The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital Center where he was listed in stable condition, authorities said.

The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-30s, with a medium build and short black hair.

Anyone with information is urged to call the CrimeStoppers HOTLINE at 1-800-57-TIPS or click on www.nypdcrimestopers.com.

The HOTLINE is offering a reward of up to $2,500 to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

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