NYC man shot while sitting in car on Upper West Side


A 37-year-old man was shot while sitting inside of a car on an Upper West Side street Monday night, police said.

The victim was parked near the intersection of West 72nd Street and Columbus Avenue when a dark sedan pulled up alongside him and one of the occupants began opening fire at about 10 p.m., cops said.

Police at the scene of a person shot on W. 72nd St. and Columbus Avenue in Manhattan.
Police at the scene of a person shot on W. 72nd St. and Columbus Avenue in Manhattan.
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The man was struck in the hip and later walked into Weill Cornell Medical Center on the Upper East Side, police said.

He suffered non-life threatening injuries, cops said.

The shooter fled the scene in the vehicle in an unknown direction. No arrests were made by early Tuesday.

Police at New York Presbyterian Hospital guard a Lamborghini that was involved in the shooting at W. 72nd St. and the Columbus Avenue.
Police at New York Presbyterian Hospital guard a Lamborghini that was involved in the shooting at W. 72nd St. and the Columbus Avenue.
William Lopez
Police search for evidence in the Upper West Side.
Police search for evidence in the Upper West Side.
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