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Two sought after shots fired outside Astoria housing complex

| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NYPD

Police are looking for two men in connection to a shooting incident in Astoria Tuesday afternoon.

At about 2:15 p.m. one of the suspects was in front of the Astoria Houses at 2-10 27th Ave. when he took out a gun and fired shots, authorities said. He then fled with a second man in a blue four-door sedan.

No injuries were reported.

The NYPD has released a photo of the vehicle and describe the suspects as black males in their early to mid-20s who were wearing white T-shirts.

Tuesday’s shooting incident comes after a similar report of shots fired outside the same housing complex the previous night. No one was found injured.

Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.


Shots fired in South Ozone Park

| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

Shots were fired Monday night in South Ozone Park‘s  Police Officer Edward Byrne Park, according to police.

No one was hurt in the 8 p.m. shooting, and according to witnesses,  the shooter was a man who fired into the air, cops said. Officers recovered a bullet shell from the park and they were able to verify that nobody had been admitted to the hospital with the bullet.

Police noted that the shots fired come as a surprise to them because the area doesn’t have many shootings.

The park is currently sealed off as the investigation continues. No arrests have been made.