15-year-old shot in foot outside Foot Locker store on Knickerbocker Avenue in Bushwick

Police say the shooting may have been the result of an argument over a spot in line to purchase Nike sneakers. (4/19/14)

BROOKLYN - A 15-year-old is recovering after being shot in the foot outside of a Bushwick sneaker store this morning.

Police say the shooting may have been the result of an argument over a spot in line to purchase Nike sneakers.

Police say it happened just after 6 a.m. as the victim and other teens were waiting on line outside of a Foot Locker store on Knickerbocker Avenue.

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Investigators say the victim and the alleged gunman got into an argument, possibly over cutting in line to get into the store. That's when the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the teen, police say.

After the shooting, the suspect fled the scene. He was last seen wearing a red hooded jacket.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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