NYPD seeking help to identify suspect in Alphabet City shooting

NYPD vehicles outside precinct headquarters. File Photo

NEW YORK, NY – The New York City Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying an individual connected to a reckless endangerment incident within the 9 Precinct.

On Friday, March 17, 2023, at around 8:59 pm, police responded to a ShotSpotter activation for multiple shots fired in front of 85 Avenue D. A preliminary investigation determined that an unknown male discharged a firearm numerous times at another unidentified individual.

No injuries or property damage have been reported in connection with the incident. The NYPD has released images of the suspect and is urging anyone with information about the incident or the individual’s identity to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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