2012-06-01 / Top Stories

Two Shot On Far Rockaway Street

By Howard Schwach


Google Map view of the area where the shooting took place. Google Map view of the area where the shooting took place. A man and a woman were shot while walking on the corner of Dix Avenue and McBride Street in Far Rockaway at about 9:45 p.m. on May 28, police sources say.

The unidentified couple told police that they had no idea who shot them or why they were targeted.

A 27-year-old unidentified man was shot once in the right forearm.

His companion, an unidentified 18-year-old woman, was shot in her left ear lobe and was grazed in the center of her chest, according to police.

The two victims transported themselves to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, where police were called to the scene.

They were treated and released.

Detectives from the 101 Precinct Squad are investigating. Anybody with information is urged to contact the detectives at 718-868-3429.

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