Man shot in the back in Hell’s Kitchen; The police are looking for a runaway shooter

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Thursday, November 9, 2023, 3:19 p.m

Police seek suspect in Hell's Kitchen shooting

HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan (WABC) – Police are investigating after a man was shot in the back in Hell’s Kitchen.

According to officials, the shooting happened around 6:15 a.m. Thursday near West 52nd Street and 11th Avenue.

The victim was transported to Mount Sinai West with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to authorities, the suspect ran away and drove south on 11th Avenue. He was described as 1.75 meters tall, had a white beard and was said to be dressed all in black.

Police are investigating whether this shooting occurred after a robbery. There were no arrests.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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