Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating an individual who is wanted in connection with an assault that took place in Long Island City on Aug. 5.
Around 1:15 a.m., the individual punched a 35-year-old man in the face following a confrontation in front of 41-10 29th St. The victim’s head hit the pavement when he fell back and he lost consciousness. The victim was removed to an area hospital in critical condition.
The suspect fled the scene northbound on 29th Street inside of a white sport utility vehicle. The individual is described as a bald, dark-skinned man who was last seen wearing a light colored, long-sleeved shirt and jeans.
Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating two individuals who are wanted in connection with a shooting that took place in the rear of an Astoria housing development on July 29.
Around 1:02 a.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in the left thigh behind a building located at 4-10 27th Ave. EMS transported the victim to Elmhurst Hospital Center, where he was treated and released. Two unidentified individuals were seen fleeing the scene after the victim was shot.
Both suspects are described as black men with athletic builds. One of them had short black hair and a goatee, and was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and red shorts, while the second man had short, black braided hair and a goatee, and was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt with the word “witness” in white lettering on the front, grey sweatpants, white socks and black sandals.