Shocking moment masked shooters jump out of the car and shoot the man who enters Uber on Brooklyn Street
Moment four gunmen ambush a man, 28, and shoot him five times while entering an Uber in a NYC street in broad daylight
- NYPD released a video showing multiple shooters opening fire in East New York on Wednesday evening
- Their target, the 28-year-old man, was shot five times in the back, but survived
- Attackers fled the scene along Vermont Street in two getaway cars
New York City police are calling on the public to help locate a group of masked gunmen who have been seen on surveillance video ambushes and have shot a man on a Brooklyn street five times.
The violent attack occurred on Vermont Street in Brooklyn’s East New York neighborhood shortly after 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
According to a tweet from NYPD detective Rodney Harrison, agents of the 75th Precinct responded to a call about a man being shot.
Ambush: armed men with masks jump out of a red sedan on Vermont Street in Brooklyn’s East New York Wednesday night
Police say multiple attackers opened fire on a 28-year-old man when he got into an Uber
The victim was shot in the back five times, but survived. It was listed in stable condition
An investigation found that while the 28-year-old victim got into an Uber at 620 Vermont Street, several unknown attackers jumped out of two vehicles and opened fire on him.
A video released by the police shows that two of the masked suspects fire their weapons three times at terrified neighbors, quickly entering their home.
The shot then shows four attackers climbing into the two escape vehicles – a red Honda and a white Infiniti with stolen license plates from Pennsylvania – and running away from the scene.
The victim received five gunshot wounds, but survived, PIX11 reported. He was taken to Brookdale Hospital where he was reported to be stable.
Surveillance video shows that at least four attackers get into these two getaway cars
Police say the white Infiniti SUV (right) stole Pennsylvania license plates
The shooting in East New York took place during a wave of gun violence in New York City.
On Monday, five people were shot in three drive-by attacks in Brooklyn in three minutes. All victims survived.
A day earlier, a one-year-old boy was shot dead during a family cookout at a Brooklyn playground.
NYPD data shows that there were 634 admissions on July 12 in 2020, up from 394 a year ago.
Police are asking anyone with information about the Vermont Street shooting to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577 TIPS.