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Suspect sought in stray bullet shooting

December 6, 2011 4:53:45 PM PST
NYPD is trying to identify a person wanted in connection with shooting that wounded a woman in the Bronx.

It happened just after 8:00 last Friday night (Dec. 2) at East 167 and Westchester Avenue.

Two men were fighting at 967 East 167 Street, the incident caught on tape.

At some point, shots were fired and one of the bullets struck a 20-year-old woman walking with her husband.

She was taken to Lincoln Hospital with a bullet wound to the chest. She was listed in stable condition.

Police are looking for an African-American man, 18-24 years old, approximately 6'3", last seen wearing an orange jacket, blue jeans, green hooded sweatshirt and green and orange hat.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. You can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.


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