Breaking: Video Shows The Moment A Woman And Child Were Shot By A Black Man In Times Square

Three people were hospitalized Saturday evening after a shooting in Times Square left the youngest victim, a 4-year-old girl, injured and started the NYPD on a manhunt for the gunman responsible.

A senior NYPD official with direct knowledge of the investigation confirmed to NBC New York that all three victims were unintended targets of the shooting, and a preliminary investigation suggests none of them are related.

The young girl was struck in the leg, a 24-year-old woman was hit in her thigh and a 44-year-old woman was shot in the foot, police said. All three victims were taken to nearby Bellevue Hospital and expected to survive.

Shots were fired after a dispute between a group of four men and one of them pulled out a gun, two law enforcement officials familiar with the investigation told NBC New York. Police officers were reportedly nearby when the shooting occurred and have a photo of the suspect.

A few moments ago a breaking video was sent to us by one of our readers and it shows the moment where the woman and the child were shot in Times Square.

Video below:

A photo was just released of a “person of interest” in the Times Square shooting.

The photo reveals that the shooter is a black male.

Image below:

Several other videos on the social networks shows the aftermath of the shooting:

New York police officer runs through Times Square carrying a four-year-old child who had just been shot:

The shooting is yet another incident in a shocking rise in gun violence throughout the city. According to statistics released earlier this week by the NYPD, the city saw shootings increase by a jaw-dropping 166% in April 2021, as compared to the same month last year. In the same time frame, overall crime has also risen by 30%.

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