The NYPD is investigating two recent shootings that left a man injured in Brooklyn and killed an upstate New York man in Harlem.
At 4:33 p.m. on July 1, a 35-year-old man was shot in front of 3007 Farragut Road. An unknown suspect fired at the victim, striking him in the left leg.
The victim was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition. At this time, it is not clear what the motive was behind the shooting. No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
Meanwhile, an upstate man was killed in a Harlem shooting on June 21. At 2:35 a.m. that day, police responded to a call from NYC Health & Hospitals/Harlem regarding 31-year-old Tamel Jackson-Breland, of Middletown, New York, who was brought to the hospital by private means with gunshot wounds to his back. Jackson-Breland was pronounced dead shortly after being brought to the hospital.
An investigation found that Jackson-Breland had been shot in front of 230 West 140th Street and was brought to the hospital right after. The NYPD released a video of the people who are wanted for questioning in connection to the shooting. There are no arrests at this time and the investigation remains ongoing.
Meanwhile, police continue to look for a suspect in connection to a shooting in South Harlem on June 11. At 5:51 p.m. that day, an unknown man was behind 70 Lenox Avenue when he pulled out a gun and fired it into a group of people, grazing a 25-year-old woman in the head.
EMS brought the victim to a local hospital in stable condition. The NYPD released a video of the suspect, who is described as a man wearing a grey hooded sweater with a black line across the chest, black pants with white lines running down the sides of both legs, and black sneakers:
Anyone with information in regard to these incidents 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 on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.
Ex-Brit turned Manhattan resident since 2008.