Cops Search For Suspect After Shooting on Pitt Street

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Police are asking for help in finding two suspects in connection with a shooting on Pitt Street this past Saturday.

It happened near 60 Pitt St., just below Rivington Street on July 16 at around 4:40 p.m. Both suspects are believed to be in their early 20’s. The man was wearing a navy baseball cap, white tank top and dark shorts. The woman was wearing a gray shirt, jeans and had a bicycle.

According to DNA Info, the victim, a 20 year-old-man, went looking for a person who stole money and a cell phone from a family member earlier in the day. When he found the man, he struck him with a golf club, breaking it in half. After being hit, the suspect returned with a gun and allegedly shot the other man in the leg, before taking off down Rivington Street. The woman was accompanying the suspect at the time. The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital, treated and released.

If you have any information about this crime call Crime Stoppers at 800-877-TIPS.