October 12, 2021

USA - Jewish man shot by BB gun in drive-by shooting

Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY
- A Lubavitcher Yeshiva Bochur was the victim of a shooting on Monday night.

Sources tell YWN that the victim was shot by a BB gun on Montgomery Street and Albany Ave at around 11:00PM.

The suspect reportedly fired the gun from a passing vehicle and the pellet grazed the victims face. No words were exchanged prior to the shooting.

Crown Heights Shomrim and the NYPD were on the scene in seconds, but the suspect had already fled in his vehicle.

Shomrim are assisting the NYPD by gathering all nearby security camera footage.

The victim was taken to Methodist hospital in stable condition.

The NYPD Hate Crimes is investigating the incident as a possible bias crime.