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NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Police say a 27-year-old was injured when a gunman opened fire into a Brooklyn restaurant early Thursday morning.
The incident happened on Dec. 3 at around 7 a.m. inside at a restaurant located on Duryea Place in the Flatbush section of the borough.
According to the NYPD, the gunman and the 27-year-old victim had gotten into a verbal dispute inside the restaurant prior to the shooting.
It’s unclear if the gunman left and then returned, but video shows the unidentified shooter open the front door of the restaurant and fire at least one round into the eatery.
Police say the 27-year-old victim was struck in the torso and was transported to NYC Health & Hospitals/Kings County, where he was treated and released.
No other injuries were reported in connection to the shooting.
The gunman fled the scene to parts unknown. He is described as a dark-skinned male in his 20s, with a medium build and facial hair. He was last seen wearing dark-colored hooded sweater, light-colored sweatpants and dark-colored sneakers.
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 CrimeStoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or on Twitter @NYPDTips.