Monday, August 19, 2013

Police Seek Couple in Sedgwick Avenue Shooting

By David Greene
BRONX, NEW YORK, AUGUST 19- Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two individuals, including one who fired several shots at a crowd of people on the Morris Heights - Highbridge border.

According to officials, the incident took place at just before 1 a.m., outside of 1600 Sedgwick Avenue on July 21, when the male fired three times into the crowd.

Police say the female then took the gun and the pair fled.
The duo are now wanted on reckless endangerment and weapons charges by detectives in the 46 Precinct. No one in the crowd was injured.

The gunman is described as a dark-skinned, heavy-set male wearing a black shirt with white design. His cohort appears to be a female Hispanic wearing a tank-top and shorts.

Anyone with information on the couple are asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS or by texting CRIMES then enter TIP577. All information forwarded to the NYPD remains confidential.   

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