Shooting near subway station on Lower East Side

December 13, 2012 4:07:58 PM PST
Police are looking for the gunman who wounded a man near the entrance to the F train station on the Lower East Side.

The shooting happened just after 3:00 p.m.

Authorities said a man was shot in the back near the intersection of Madison and Rutgers Streets, which is near an entrance to the F train station at East Broadway.

The victim was taken to NY Downtown Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The MTA did get a report of an armed man on an F train at that station, but a search did not lead to the suspect. The gunman remained at large.

MTA service was not impacted.

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