An unidentified motorist was shot once in his upper left thigh as he was driving in front of 54-22 Beach Channel Drive at about 4 p.m. on July 21, police say. Pictured, detectives and police officers work the scene shortly after the shooting.
After the shooting, the victim drove himself to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, where he was treated in the emergency room. Police sources say that the gunshot wound was not life threatening and he was treated and released. Detectives from the 100 Squad are investigating. Anybody with information on the shooting is urged to contact the detectives at 718-868-3429. Photos by Howard Schwach