According to investigators, the 29-year-old man was sitting on the platform inside the Old Town Road Train Station when the suspect approached shortly after 11:00 p.m. on Monday.
The bandit demanded money, then pulled out a gun and shot the victim.
The suspect fled with an unknown amount of cash.
He was described as a black man, approximately 35 years old, approximately 5'08". He was last seen wearing a light-colored t-shirt, dark-colored shorts and a Yankees baseball cap. He has long hair and two gold front teeth.
Authorities said the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries, but released no further details.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS. You can also submit tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or texting tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.
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