Seen Shopping Before the Shooting
By Dan Gesslein
March 23, 2023
BRONX - Cops are looking for the gunman who shot up two cars in front of the Bay Plaza Mall. Investigators said the gunman not only shot up the car he targeted but the car behind occupied with innocent bystanders.
The NYPD released surveillance video of the gunman and his accomplice from the shooting two weeks ago. The video appears to show the men shopping before opening fire on the two cars. One of the suspects is seen carrying a bag out of the store.
At around 2 pm on March 10, two men wearing hoodies and balaclavas were standing in front off the Bay Plaza Mall at 200 Baychester Avenue. Suddenly one of the men pulled out a gun and opened fire at a car at the location. Two rounds struck the car. A second car behind the targeted vehicle was also struck with a bullet.
No one was injured in either car.
The gunman fled on foot northbound toward Bay Plaza Boulevard.
Police have released surveillance video of the suspects from inside one of the stores they were shopping in and in front of the parking garage.
On of the suspects was seen wearing a black bubble jacket, black hoodie and black balaclava. He wore black and white sweatpants and black and white sneakers.
The other suspect wore a black bubble jacket and black balaclava. He also wore a grey hoodie, grey sweatpants and black sneakers.
Anyone with information in regard 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). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
All calls are strictly confidential.
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