You are reading

Man Shot in Flushing Last Week After Social Gathering Turns Violent: NYPD

The four suspects wanted in connection to a shooting inside the Pomonok Houses in Flushing on Feb. 8 (NYPD)

Feb. 16, 2021 By Michael Dorgan

A man was shot inside the Pomonok Houses NYCHA complex in Flushing last week and the police are now looking for four suspects.

The victim, 27, was shot during a social gathering that turned violent at the housing development, located at 70-29 Kissena Blvd., on Feb. 8, at around 1 p.m.

The 27-year-old was in a group with four men before one of the suspects pulled out a gun and fired off multiple shots – striking the victim in both of his arms, police said.

The suspects then fled the scene in an unknown direction, police said.

The victim was transferred to New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital with his gunshot wounds by EMS. He was treated for his injuries and was later released, police said.

Police said the shooting is likely to be gang-related.

The NYPD released images of the suspects taken prior to the incident that were obtained from CCTV footage.

Anyone with information in regarding 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 Crime Stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All calls are strictly confidential.

The Pomonok Houses NYCHA complex, located at 70-29 Kissena Blvd., where the shooting took place (Google Maps).

email the author: [email protected]
No comments yet

Leave a Comment
Reply to this Comment

All comments are subject to moderation before being posted.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recent News

BP launches new advisory panel for youth to become civically engaged in the future of Queens

In an effort to get more young people involved in civics, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards has created a new advisory panel known as the Youth and Young Adult Council to introduce the “youngest and fiercest” community advocates to both community service and organization.

Members of the advisory body will advocate concerns through means of community engagement by participating in one of two cohorts. The first will be made up of high school representatives between the ages of 13 and 17, while the second cohort will be comprised of young adults between the ages of 18 and 25.

These Queens eateries are participating in the upcoming NYC Restaurant Week

NYC Restaurant Week is underway, so nix that skillet and bring family and friends to your favorite neighborhood spot, or get inspired and break bread somewhere new and different. During this special citywide culinary event, food-lovers will enjoy curated menus and prix-fixe prices that are easy on the wallet.

Bookings began on Jan. 17 and are available until Feb. 12, and you can reserve a table at 30 participating Queens restaurants, along with hundreds more across the five boroughs.

Lunar New Year ‘special celebration’ held at Queensborough Community College in Bayside

Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz joined Councilwomen Sandra Ung and Linda Lee on Wednesday, Jan. 18, for a special celebration in honor of the Lunar New Year at the Student Union Building at Queensborough Community College in Bayside.

Ung escaped the Cambodian genocide as a child, and her family emigrated to the United States when she was 7 years old. Now she represents Flushing with its enormous Asian American population. She said she is proud to see how many Lunar New Year celebrations she sees around the city compared to when she first arrived in Queens.