Man Shot In Leg On 6th Avenue Thursday Morning

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Shooting on 6th Ave by Sari Schorr on Twitter

A 40-year-old man is in stable condition after being shot in the leg on 6th Avenue Thursday morning, police say.

A spokesman for the NYPD says the victim, whose name has not been released, was shot in the leg in the vicinity of 6th Avenue between St Johns and Sterling Places at around 8:30am.

Police say there have been no arrests, and that so far there is no description of the suspect, nor any motive for the shooting. The investigation is ongoing.

According the the FDNY, the victim was transported to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.

We will update as we learn more.

Photo by Sari Schorr

  • Larry Lockhorn

    Was Plaxico Burress in the area?

  • John

    I was actually, sadly, cleaning the snow off my car right off 6th on Sterling while this all unfolded. don’t think he was actually shot on 6th. I would have heard a gunshot for sure. There was a man who suddenly showed up screaming, perhaps to the crossing guard a cop car pulled up, then an ambulance. Could have sworn they cuffed him. Weird for a Thursday morning? Yup. Gunshot? Think I would have ran for cover had I heard that.

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