Suspect in NYC gas station shooting didn’t say a word before shooting worker: sources

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The suspect wanted for fatally shooting a gas station worker in the Bronx didn’t say a word before opening fire on the longtime worker, police sources said Wednesday.

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His co-workers told police the 49-year-old Sunoco employee was inside the attached store on Boston Road near Astor Avenue in Allerton around 7 p.m. Tuesday when a stranger came to the door and acted like he needed gas. Source.

Sources said that when the employee opened the door, the suspect did not say anything as he fired at her twice at random.

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The employee suffered a head injury and was taken to Jacobi Medical Center. Police said on Wednesday that the victim had serious wounds and described his injuries as non-life-threatening.

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Police at the scene of a shooting on Boston Road near Astor Avenue in Allerton.


The attack appears to be a sudden firing.

The attack appears to be a sudden firing.


Taped-off scene where a gas station employee was shot on Boston Road near Astor Avenue in Allerton.
According to sources, the gunman did not say anything when he shot the Sunoco gas station worker late on Tuesday night.
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Co-workers say they do not believe the longtime employee had a past conflict with anyone.
Co-workers say they do not believe the longtime employee had a past conflict with anyone.
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According to sources, his co-workers said that the victim has worked at the gas station for more than 15 years and does not appear to have previous disputes with anyone.

The motive remained unknown on Wednesday. No arrest was made.

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