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Pair steal gold necklace, then shoot man: NYPD

The NYPD is looking for two suspects wanted in connection with a shooting in Astoria. Images courtesy NYPD
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ASTORIA — The NYPD was seeking information about two suspects wanted in connection with a robbery and assault in the 114th Precinct, according to the NYPD.

On the morning of Aug. 18, two men in their 20s approached a 34-year-old man opposite 49-10 25 Ave. , took his gold necklace and shot him in the leg before fleeing, police said.

The suspects were both described as black and weighing 180 pounds, with one man 5-foot-9 in height and wearing braids and a white t-shirt and other man 5-foot-10 in height and wearing an orange T-shirt, according to the NYPD.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8447), submit tips online at nypdcrimestoppers.com or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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