1999-06-05 / Front Page

Thursday Shooting; Suspect Flees

As The Wave was going to press, it was learned that a shooting took place about 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon at 5303 Beach Channel drive, a check cashing store.

Details were sketchy but preliminary reports said a man was shot in the stomach after a dispute with another male. After the shooting, the suspect took off on foot, running into buildings in the vicinity of Beach 56 street.

Police began an immediate search of the area and though the suspect hadn’t been located, cops did find two handguns in the buildings.

The victim was taken to Jamaica hospital.






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