Gunman lures gas station attendant and shoots him in the head in the Bronx on Thanksgiving

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Suspect wanted for shooting at Bronx gas station.
Suspect wanted for shooting at Bronx gas station.

NEW YORK, NY – A gunman entered the Sunoco station Boston Road in the Bronx Thursday night and motioned to the attendant as if he needed assistance, then shot the man in the head. The 49-year-old man is now in critical condition after being rushed to Jacobi Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

According to police, at around 7 pm, the man approached the door and fired two shots at the worker. Investigators believe the shooting may be a random act at this time.

The suspect fled the scene. Police released photos and video of the suspect from surveillance video on Friday.

According to sources, the worker was well-liked in the community and always courteous to customers. It is not known why he would be targeted at this time.

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