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Gunman sought in Bronx New Year’s Day shooting

Posted at 1:59 AM, Jan 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-02 01:59:15-05

WAKEFIELD, the Bronx – Cops are looking for the gunman who shot a man twice on New Year's Day.

It happened in the vicinity of Cranford and Barnes Avenues just after 7 a.m.

The shooter approached the victim, 26, displayed his firearm and shot him once in the arm and another time in the buttocks, police said. The victim was taken to an area hospital, where he is in stable condition.

Surveillance video released by the NYPD captures the suspected gunman waiting outside a store minutes before the shooting.

The individual is believed to be in his early 20s. He was last seen wearing a blue Adidas jacket with white stripes on the arms.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).