Police searching for Woodside shooting suspect

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Police are looking for Eladio Espejo, who they say was involved in a Woodside shooting over the weekend.
Police are looking for Eladio Espejo, who they say was involved in a Woodside shooting over the weekend.

Police are on the lookout for a suspect involved in a Woodside shooting over the weekend.

Eladio Espejo, 26, became involved in an argument with the victim inside 47-16 Greenpoint Avenue at approximately 5:40 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, according to police.  After the dispute, the suspect left.  When the victim, a 32-year-old Hispanic man, left the establishment Espejo shot him in the thigh and arm, police said.  The victim was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he was treated and released.

The suspect is described as 5-feet-9-inches tall and weighs between 160-200 pounds.

Anyone with information in regards to this shooting is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.