The Fourth Squad reports the details of an Attempted Robbery which occurred on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 10:20 am in Inwood.
According to detectives, a male victim, 54, was in Convenience Grocery located at 15 Bayview Avenue when an unshaven male black in his mid-30’s, 6’ 2” tall with a slim build wearing a black skull-cap, blue sweater and black jacket armed with a handgun entered the store. The suspect and the victim struggled at which time a round was discharged from the weapon. The victim fell to the floor at which time the suspect began to pistol whip him, causing a fractured skull and lacerations. No injuries were sustained from the shot. The suspect fled on foot westbound on Bayview Avenue. There was one employee in the store at the time of the incident who did not suffer any injuries. No proceeds were taken.
Detectives ask anyone with information about this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.
Details by: Det. Markgraf/4th Sqd. 1/26/17/1815/8332