VIDEO: Brooklyn jewelry store worker grazed when armed robber opens fire
A Brooklyn jewelry store worker was grazed by a bullet when an armed robber opened fire during a botched hold-up, startling video released by the NYPD Monday shows.
The crook burst into A&M Jewelry on Fifth Ave. near 48th St. in Sunset Park about 1:55 p.m. Sunday with his gun drawn and gestured toward the worker behind the counter, cops said.
He fired a shot that shattered a display case and hit the worker before running off empty handed toward 49th St, the video shows.
The 24-year-old worker, grazed in the upper body, was taken by medics to NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn in stable condition.
The gunman has not been caught.
Cops are asking the public’s’ help identifying him and tracking him down.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.