Police hunt suspect in connection with shooting of teen in Bushwick

Fire: The man pulled out his gun and fired several rounds at the teen, hitting him in the calf and ankle, at the corner of Jefferson Street around midnight, according to the authorities.

Police are looking for a man who shot a teenager outside a Central Avenue bar on June 28.

The 17-year-old boy was standing outside the watering hole at the corner of Jefferson Street around midnight when the villain pulled out a gun and fired several rounds, hitting the victim in his calf and ankle before the wretch bolted, according to police.

The victim checked himself in at a Manhattan hospital and he is in stable condition, according to the authorities.

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 Kevin Duggan at (718) 260–2511 or by e-mail at kduggan@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @kduggan16.
Wanted: Police are looking for this man who they say shot at a 17-year-old boy outside a bar on Central Avenue in Bushwick on June 28.

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