July 30, 2020 By Michael Dorgan
Police are searching for a suspect who carried out a drive-by shooting near the Astoria Houses NYCHA complex in June.
Police said the shooter was inside a white Mercedes Benz coupe in the vicinity of Astoria Boulevard and 8th Street on June 29 at around 11:35 a.m.
The suspect fired off one shot before speeding off in the vehicle in a northbound direction along 8th Street.
There were no injuries reported as a result of the incident and the investigation is ongoing, police said.
A photograph of the Mercedes used in the shooting has been released.
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. All calls are strictly confidential.