2000-05-20 / Front Page

Cops Seek Shooter

By Joan Ward George

Beach 56 street was the scene of another shooting in Arverne on Tuesday evening at approximately 5 p.m. According to the 101 Precinct detective squad, a 24-year-old black male was shot in the shoulder during an alleged robbery attempt.

The victim, who was not seriously injured, told police investigating the incident that he was in the fifth floor hallway of 342 Beach 56 street when another man approached him and held him up with a gun demanding his jewelry. The victim’s name is being withheld from the press at this time. During the alleged robbery, the victim was shot once. He described his assailant as a black male, approximately 22-years-old.

Anyone with information relative to this shooting incident is asked to contact Detective Hurley at the 101 Precinct detective squad at 718-868-3429.

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