There are few details at the moment about a shooting last night around 10 on Avenue C …
Manhattan East 8th St & Avenue C. @NYPD9Pct reporting a male shot. Aided transported by EMS. 2 perps fled. Level 1 mobilization called.— New York City Alerts (@NYCityAlerts) May 17, 2015
Here's what the Associated Press is reporting …
Police are looking for suspects after the shooting shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday on Avenue C. Police were called to East Fifth Street, while the Fire Department has the address as East Eighth Street.
Police say the man was shot once. He's been taken to Bellevue Hospital and is expected to survive.
We'll update the post when more information becomes available.
According to the Daily News:
The 18-year-old victim was arguing with two men at about 10 p.m. Saturday, on Avenue C near E. 5th St., when one of the men took out a gun and shot him once in the left leg, officials said.
There were not any descriptions of the suspects … or details on what sparked the argument.