Police: Thug robs man — then shoots him

63rd Precinct

Marine Park—Mill Basin—Flatlands—Bergen Beach


Cops arrested a 39-year-old man who they say robbed another man at gunpoint — and then shot him — on Avenue I on March 23.

The victim told police that he was between E. 34th and E. 35th streets at 11:40 am when the man approached him and put a gun to the back of his head. He told cops the suspect grabbed $1,000 from his pocket and then shot him in the abdomen before fleeing.

Violent argument

Cops arrested a 20-year-old man who they say pummeled another man on Kimball Street on April 8.

The victim told police that he was arguing with the suspect between Avenues S and T at 11:12 pm when the man began punching him the face.

Bad driving

Cops arrested a man suspected of driving drunk on Flatbush Avenue on April 8.

Police officers said they were near Shore Parkway shortly after midnight when they saw the 43-year-old driver swerving across lanes.

They claim that when they pulled the man over he smelled of booze and couldn’t stand straight. A breathalyzer test showed the man’s blood-alcohol concentration was 0.15 percent, well over the legal limit of 0.08.

Steal and strike

A man was arrested for allegedly taking $900 from a man’s car on Utica Avenue on April 6, and then pummeling the victim when he tried to retrieve his cash.

The victim told police that he was between Avenues M and N at 6:15 pm when he saw the man enter his car and take money. When the victim confronted the suspect, the man allegedly punched him several times in the face before fleeing.

Cash cab

Cops arrested a man who they say beat and robbed a taxi driver on Fillmore Avenue on April 4.

The victim told police that he picked up the 22-year-old near Flatbush Avenue at 2:15 am and drove him to Utica and Fillmore avenues, where the man demanded cash. The passenger then allegedly beat the driver with a blunt object, before fleeing with $210 of the man’s hard-earned fares.

— Colin Mixson

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