Quantcast

SEE IT: Suspect shoots bodega employee with pellet gun during robbery in Brooklyn

Photos courtesy of the NYPD

Cops are looking for a masked man who was caught on camera robbing a Brooklyn bodega with a pellet gun and shooting the employee.

Authorities say that at 9:30 p.m. on Jan. 10, an unknown man approached a 28-year-old employee at a bodega, located at 9702 Church Avenue, pulled out a pellet gun and demanded money. The suspect then fired one shot at the employee, hitting him in above the right eyebrow.

The victim complied and handed over an undetermined amount of cash in a plastic bag. The suspect then fled eastbound on Church Avenue. The victim suffered a laceration above his right eyebrow and was treated at and released from Brookdale Hospital.

Video released by police shows the robbery taking place inside the bodega:

Anyone with information in regard to the identity of this male 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.

Emily Davenport