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Suspect sought for firing at man outside of East Village bar

Screenshot from video courtesy of NYPD

The NYPD is looking for a suspect that shot a man in front of an East Village bar this week.

According to police, at 11:11 p.m. on Aug. 9, an unknown man approached another man n front Ace Bar, located at 531 East 5th Street, and pulled out a firearm. The suspect fired the gun one time, striking the façade of the building.

The victim was not injured and fled the scene without meeting with police. 

The NYPD released a video of the suspect taken from the scene:

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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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