Police hunt for Queens man after shooting near Roosevelt Field Mall


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Photo courtesy of Nassau County Police Department
Photo courtesy of Nassau County Police Department

Authorities are looking for a Queens man who allegedly shot two people, one fatally, near the Roosevelt Field Mall Wednesday morning, according to police and reports.

Sang Ho Kim allegedly shot the victims at Savenergy, an energy efficiency company in East Garden City, around 10 a.m., then fled in a car, said officials. The suspect was reportedly a vendor working with the business.

The mall and area schools were put on lockdown as authorities looked for the gunman.

At a press briefing early Wednesday afternoon , police said they’ve had no confirmed reports of the suspect in the area at this time.

Kim is described as Asian, in his 60s, 6’2” and was last seen wearing a gray or brown suit jacket and red shirt, according to reports. He is driving a white Honda Pilot with the New York license plate FMA3648, said police.

Officials said though the shooting appears to be related to a disgruntlement between the gunman and the company, and don’t believe he is a threat to the general public, he should be considered a dangerous individual.

The surviving victim, who, along with the deceased, was a current employee at the company, was in the hospital undergoing surgery as of Wednesday afternoon, said police.

Anyone with information about the suspect should call 9-1-1 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

 

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