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    Police searching for man who fired shots in the Bronx; witnesses say suspect seen jumping from rooftop to rooftop

    ByEyewitness News

    Saturday, June 17, 2023 1:29PM

    Police searching for suspect who fired shots in the Bronx

    CROTONA PARK EAST, The Bronx (WABC) — Police continue their search for a man who witnesses say was jumping from rooftop to rooftop after shots were fired in the Bronx on Friday.

    Just before 8 p.m., officers patrolling the area saw a man with a firearm at E. 174th Street and Vyse Avenue in the Crotona Park East section.

    The man discharged a round in the direction of the officers. The shooting took place on the ground.

    No one was struck and no injuries were reported.

    The suspect, who was wearing a gray hoodie fled the scene.

    The NYPD aviation unit is in the air searching for the gunman. Witnesses say the suspect was seen jumping from rooftop to rooftop after shots were fired, according to police sources.

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