Cops: Man shot in back during attempted iPhone robbery

Police are searching for two suspects who they say shot a man in Fordham during an attempted iPhone robbery. According to cops, a 23-year-old was confronted by two men on 190th Street on Jan. 18. They

News 12 Staff

Jan 27, 2012, 1:58 PM

Updated 4,460 days ago

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Cops: Man shot in back during attempted iPhone robbery
Police are searching for two suspects who they say shot a man in Fordham during an attempted iPhone robbery.
According to cops, a 23-year-old was confronted by two men on 190th Street on Jan. 18. They say the victim refused to give up his phone and ran away, but one of the suspects shot him in the back.
Authorities have released surveillance video of the men. They're both described as Hispanic, between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall and around 150 pounds.
The victim was treated for his gunshot wound at St. Barnabas Hospital and released.
Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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