Cops seek persons of interest for Bronx shooting that injured five

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Detectives want to talk to these three men in connection with a Nov. 27 shooting in the Bronx that injured five people. (Photo courtesy of NYPD)

The NYPD released an image Thursday of three individuals sought for questioning in connection with Wednesday’s shooting in the Bronx that left five injured.

Officers from the 40th Precinct responded to a 911 call about the shooting in the area of Courtlandt Avenue and East 151st Street at 3:48 p.m. on Nov. 27.

Upon arriving at the scene, they found four people wounded, including a 10-year-old boy shot in the abdomen and leg; a 36-year-old woman shot in the buttocks; a 19-year-old woman shot in the right leg; and a 20-year-old man shot in the buttocks.

EMS units rushed all four victims to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.

Police then found a fifth victim — a 14-year-old boy shot in the buttocks — near a location on Courtlandt Avenue near East 152nd Street. Paramedics brought him to Harlem Hospital in stable condition.

Law enforcement sources said the three individuals shown in the Nov. 28 image are persons of interest who were seen with the suspected gunman.

Cops described the gunman as a man with a dark complexion who wore a black jacket, a blue hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black sneakers. He was last seen running eastbound on East 151st Street after he fired the shots.

Police described the first person of interest as a man with a dark complexion and a medium build, who was last seen wearing a black knit cap, fur-collared jacket, black pants and black sneakers. The second person of interest is a man with a dark complexion and a thin build who wore a black jacket, black pants and black sneakers.

Finally, the third person of interest was described as a man with a dark complexion and a medium build, wearing a black jacket with a red letter ‘C’ on the front, blue jeans and white sneakers.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting or the whereabouts of the persons of interest can call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (for Spanish, dial 888-57-PISTA), visit the Crime Stoppers website or send a direct message on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls and messages are kept confidential.