Bochur Shot With BB Gun in Crown Heights

A 23-year-old Lubavitcher bochur was shot with a BB gun while walking down a Crown Heights street late Monday night.

A 23-year-old Lubavitcher bochur was shot with a BB gun while walking down a Crown Heights street late Monday night.

The victim was walking down Montgomery Street and Albany Ave when the incident occurred.

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.

The victim was taken to Methodist hospital in stable condition.

Shomrim are assisting the NYPD by gathering all nearby security camera footage. The NYPD Hate Crimes is investigating the incident as a possible bias crime.

If you have any information which can assist the investigation, please call 911 and the Crown Heights Shomirm 24 hour emergency hotline at 718-774-3333.

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