Man Shot Outside Yonkers BK


ISCBS 2 NEWS AT NOON. GOOD AFTERNOON I’M ALEX IN FOR MARY CALVI. I’M CHRIS WRAGGE. WE BEGIN WITH A SHOOTING. AN INNOCENT BYSTANDER IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AS POLICE SEARCH FOR A SUSPECT JANELLE JOINS US FROM YONKERS. TALKING TO WITNESSES TRYING TO GET A GOOD DESCRIPTION OF THE SUSPECT THAT BYSTANDER WAS STANDING NEXT TO THE MERCEDES, HE WAS SHOT MULTIPLE TIMES AND THE FAMILY IS DESPERATE FOR ANSWERS. HE IS NOT DOING GOOD. WE HAVE TO MAKE A DECISION. A FATHER TORN A PART, A MOTHER INCONSOLABLE AS HER SON STRUGGLES TO STAY ALIVE. 23-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL ONCE A STAND OUT ATHLETE YONKERS NOW BULLET HIS HEAD AND ARM. THE VICTIM WAS STANDING OUTSIDE, I THINK THEY WERE EATING SOME KIND OF FOOD THEY JUST PURCHASED A VEHICLE DROVE BY WE’RE TOLD THAT THE DRIVER POINTED A GUN OUT THE WINDOW AND FIRED FIVE OR SIX SHOTS IN THAT PERSON’S GENERAL DIRECTION. POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT DROVE OFF SOUTH ON CENTRAL PARK AVENUE, SOON AFTER THEY WORKED TO COLLECT EVIDENCE AND SHELL CASINGS INVESTIGATORS SAY THEY ARE LOOKING INTO THE POSSIBILITY THAT THERE WAS A DISPUTE BEFORE THE SHOOTING. WE’RE LOOKING AT LICENSE PLATE READERS, RED LIGHT CAMERAS ANY VIDEO THAT WE COULD FIND. THE FATHER, A CARPENTER WHO HAS HAD RESPIRATORY ISSUES SINCE WORKING AT GROUND ZERO PROUDLY SHOWING US PICTURES FROM HIS SON’S CAREER AND FIRST PRO-BASEBALL PAYCHECK. DEVASTATED TRYING TO MAKE SENSE WHY HE WAS SHOT. GOOD KID, DRAFTED BY THE OAKLAND A’S. A FULL RIDE TO COLLEGE. HE IS A FRIEND OF THE CITY OF YONKERS, HIGH REGARD IN THE CITY. WE BELIEVE THIS WAS A VERY SENSELESS SHOOTING AND WE’RE GOING TO DO OUR BEST TO TRY TO FIND A SUSPECT. BACK LIVE YOU CAN SEE SOME OF THE DETECTIVES HERE AT THE SCENE THEY’VE BEEN HERE ALL MORNING AS THEY TRY TO PIECE THIS TOGETHER. POLICE TELLING US THEY ARE LOOKING FOR THE CAR, A LIGHT COLORED OR YELLOW TWO-DOOR HONDA. THEY ARE TRYING TO LOCATE THAT VEHICLE AND LOCATE THAT SHOOTER THEY ARE ASKING FOR THE

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