Man starts shooting near Gowanus Houses in Brooklyn

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Saturday, May 7, 2016

BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are looking for a man who opened fire into the middle of a street in Brooklyn.

At 1:30 p.m. on May 1, on Hoyt Street in front of the Gowanus Houses, a man with a gun fired three times toward two people, according to the New York City Police Department.

There were no injuries.

Police describe the suspect as a man, black or Hispanic, late teens, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, and 160 pounds with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black high top sneakers.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).