Seach for gunman who chased, fired shots at victim in Bedford-Stuyvesant

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are searching for the gunman behind a terrifying attempted attack in Brooklyn.

Police say it started when the attacker began chasing the 34-year-old victim in his car on Vernon and Lewis avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant.


It happened on October 6 at 12:12 a.m.

The gunman was chasing the victim in a dark colored Genesis SUV.

The victim crashed and when he got out, police say the man pulled out a gun and opened fire. He pulled the trigger several times.

The victim was not hurt and managed to get away.




The gunman is described as a male with a dark complexion who was last seen wearing all black clothing.

Anyone with information in regard to 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 precincts where both incidents took place each have seen shooting incidents increase by around 37% compared to this time in 2020.



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