Police searching for suspect who shot teenager in leg in the Bronx

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Sunday, January 11, 2015

NEW YORK (WABC) -- Police are searching for a gunman after a teenager was hurt in a shooting in the Bronx.

Surveillance images released by the NYPD show the man believed to have pulled the trigger.

It happened at the intersection of East 184th Street and Ryer Avenue, where the suspect approached from behind and opened fire.

The 17-year old victim was shot in the leg and taken to St. Barnabas Hospital.

Anyone with information in regards to this non-fatal shooting is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at http://WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.