Police say a 31-year-old man was shot in his right shoulder at 212th Street in the Queens Village just before 6 a.m.
The victim told police that he was awaken by a loud noise inside his apartment.
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He says he went to investigate, opened the back door and then was shot in the shoulder.
He was taken to Long Island Jewish Medical Center in serious but stable condition.
Officials say the suspect ran off.
No arrests have been made. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.
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