VIDEO: Gunman shoots, wounds customer who was 'looking at' him in Harlem deli


NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Violence erupted at a Harlem deli this week as a gunman opened fire on a man he believed was staring at him, police said as they released disturbing video of the assault.

The shooting unfolded inside a deli at Frederick Douglass Boulevard and W. 131st Street around 10:35 p.m. Tuesday, police said Saturday.

Police told the Daily News that the gunman believed the victim was staring at him and screamed “What are you looking at?” before shooting.

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Video shows one of two victims throwing food at the gunman, who then opens fire.

Police said a 20-year-old man and 22-year-old man were shot at, and that the 22-year-old was struck in his buttocks and right arm.

The victim was taken to Harlem Hospital in stable condition, according to police.

The gunman fled the scene on foot, heading northbound on Frederick Douglass Boulevard, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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