2 people shot inside deli in East Harlem: exclusive video captures the shocking encounter

ByLucy Yang and Eyewitness News WABC logo
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Exclusive video: 2 people shot inside deli in East Harlem
A 23-year-old and 43-year-old were shot inside a deli in East Harlem Monday evening. Lucy Yang has more on the frightening surveillance video obtained exclusively by Eyewitness News.

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- Two people were shot inside a bodega in East Harlem Monday, according to police.

Around 4:45 p.m. two men were shot inside the store on the corner of East 123 Street and 3rd Avenue.

A 23-year-old victim was shot twice, once in the leg and once in the stomach.

A 43-year-old victim was shot once in the right leg.

In surveillance video obtained exclusively by Eyewitness News, both victims can be seen by the counter at the bodega.

A third person walks in, approaches the first victim and appears to shoot him from behind.

The apparent shooter then runs out of the store, at the same time as a second customer. They bump into each other.

The second customer is shot on the sidewalk.

The alleged shooter then appears to run back into the bodega, grabbing their bag, before fleeing the scene.

Both victims were taken to Harlem Hospital in serious, but stable condition.

It is not clear what led up to the shooting.

No arrests have been made, and the investigation is ongoing.

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