Video captures gunman opening fire at Flushing bowling alley entrance


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Video courtesy of NYPD
Video courtesy of NYPD

Video footage released by police shows a shooter firing into a Queens bowling alley, sending people running.


Cops have released surveillance footage showing a gunman firing into the entrance of a Flushing bowling alley after the shooting left a man injured.

The incident happened just after 10 p.m. Saturday at Jib Lanes on Parsons Boulevard, police said.

The suspect, who started firing outside the bowling alley before running inside, unloaded about five shots, striking a 36-year-old man in the back and thigh, cops said. He then fled on foot.

The victim was taken to New York Hospital Queens, where he was listed in stable condition as of Monday evening.

Police describe the suspect as black, in his mid- to late-30s, about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and with a medium build.

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