The NYPD is on the trail of two masked men on a motorcycle who shot casually on a Bronx street in broad daylight.
The incident was caught on a security video released by the New York police. The subject who was a passenger behind the driver fired a firearm several times towards Magenta Park at 2:39 p.m. Sunday, the NYPD said.
The shots hit a vehicle parked in Magenta Playground, said the New York Post. The individuals fled the scene heading north on Barnes Avenue toward East 220th Street.
It is unclear why the man fired the shot and no injuries were reported. But on Tuesday, four people were shot in a similar situation, during a confrontation between gang members surrounded by children and parents at a playground in Queens.
No arrests have been made in any of those shootings. Anyone with information should call. at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) and in Spanish 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Also through crimestoppers.nypdonline.org or by text message to 274637 (CRIMES), followed by TIP577. All communications are strictly confidential.
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