Tuesday, April 8, 2008

BREAKING NEW: Mid-day shooting at Lawndale and St. John

Police are investigating a mid-day shooting at the corner of St. John and Lawndale avenues.

Witnesses say a car pulled up to the corner and began firing at two juveniles across the street. After firing roughly half a dozen shots, the car left the scene. The two juveniles, who were unhurt during the shooting fled on foot north on Topping.

Several .45 shell casings were found in the gutter near were witnesses said the car stopped before suspects began firing, which is directly across the street from The Northeast News offices.

Police are asking for help and if anyone has information to call the TIPS hotline at 474-TIPS.

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