2003-11-07 / Front Page

Man Wounded In Random Shooting

Man Wounded In Random Shooting

An unidentified 22-year-old Redfern resident realized that he was shot once in the foot on Thursday after hearing several shots in the distance.

The unidentified man told police that he was in front of 1310 Redfern Avenue in Far Rockaway at approximately 1:04 a.m. when he heard several shots.

He said that he felt a sharp pain in his foot and saw that he was bleeding.

He was removed to Jamaica Hospital, where he remains in stable condition.

Detectives from the 101 Precinct Squad are investigating.

Earlier in the day, there were reports of shots fired in the same vicinity, but police could find no eyewitnesses and a canvass of local hospitals brought negative results.

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