Bronx gunman yells 'Yo' at victim before shooting him in butt

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Thursday, June 10, 2021
Search for man who shot victim in butt in the Bronx
The gunman yelled out 'yo' and then shot the man in the backside.

FOXHURST, Bronx (WABC) -- Police are searching for the gunman accused of shooting a man in the butt in the Bronx.

It happened Wednesday just before 5 a.m. on Prospect Avenue in Foxhurst.

Police say the 36-year-old victim was approached by the gunman who yelled out "Yo," before opening fire.

The gunman then ran off north on Reverend James A Polite Avenue towards East 167th Street.

The victim was taken to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in stable condition.

The gunman is described as approximately 5'11" tall, with a medium build, wearing a black ski mask, black t-shirt, yellow and tan shorts, and carrying a black handgun and a black handbag.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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The attack happened earlier this week as the woman was walking to her Corona home.


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