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Cops searching for ruffian who shot 25-year-old

Under investigation: Cops were on the scene after someone shot a person on Avenue W on Sept. 9.
Photo by Mark Mellone

Cops are hunting for the bruiser who shot a 25-year-old near a public housing complex on Avenue W on Sept. 9.

The shooter fired one bullet into the victim’s torso near Batchelder Street a little after midnight, according to authorities.

Emergency responders transported the victim to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.

Police have not yet made any arrests and the investigation is ongoing, according to authorities.

Reach reporter Julianne Cuba at (718) 260–4577 or by e-mail at jcuba@cnglocal.com. Follow her on Twitter @julcuba.

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