The New York City Police Department is asking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect wanted for a robbery and shooting within the confines of the 81 Precinct. Details are as follows:
On Monday, March 19, 2012 at 2030 hours the suspect, armed with a gun, entered an apartment in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn and proceeded to tied up the victim, a M/B/44, with duct tape. As the suspect attempted to tie the victim up, a struggle ensued and the suspect shot the victim in the neck. The suspect then removed an undetermined amount of money from the residence and fled the scene. The victim was transported to Kings County Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.
George Sterling, M/B/29
5'11" tall weighing 150 pounds.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers Website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or texting their tips to 274637(CRIMES) then enter TIP577.