Cops ID man suspected of shooting teen girl in Bed-Stuy • Brooklyn Paper

Cops ID man suspected of shooting teen girl in Bed-Stuy

Cops are hunting this man suspected of shooting a 13-year-old girl inside a Bed-Stuy playground

Police have identified a man suspected of shooting a teenage girl at a Bedford-Stuyvesant Playground last month.

Investigators named 19-year-old Ahziem Walter as the alleged gunman, who they believe fired off the shot that struck the 13-year-old girl in the shoulder at St. Andrew’s Playground on Kingston Avenue near Herkimer Street at 7:50 p.m. on July 24, cops said.

Paramedics rushed the girl to Kings County Hospital, where she was treated for serious injuries to her lung, ribs, and shoulder, according to police.

Anyone who provides police with information leading to an arrest can expect up to a $2,500 reward through the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program. The public can phone their tips to (800) 577-8477, log into the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, tweet @NYPDTips, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All calls are strictly confidential.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at (718) 260-4505, or email cmixson@schnepsmedia.com

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