The NYPD’s 19th Precinct reported on Monday, August 23 that two males had been shot on East 95th Street between First and Second Avenues, and that one of the victims had succumbed to his gunshot wounds.
Both victims were employees of NYC Auto Inc, an auto body shop located at 324 East 95th Street.
The shooting took place at approximately 9:30am on Monday.
“Upon arrival, officers encountered a 33-year-old male with gunshot wounds to his head and shoulder and a 43-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the back,” a spokesperson for the NYPD told us. “Both victims were transported to NY Presbyterian Hospital where the 33-year-old male was pronounced deceased. The 43-year-old male was listed as being in stable condition. The preliminary investigation determined that both victims were shot by an unidentified male who fled the scene inside of a blue Sport Utility Vehicle. The investigation is ongoing. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification.”
It’s not just an auto body shop. They do mechanical work as well. This is tragic — I take my car there and they are a bunch of great guys.