Home Featured The shocking security footage shows the robber shooting a restaurant patron in the face at point blank range during robbery.

The shocking security footage shows the robber shooting a restaurant patron in the face at point blank range during robbery.

0
The shocking security footage shows the robber shooting a restaurant patron in the face at point blank range during robbery.



A shocking and graphic security video captured the moment an armed robbery shot a bystander in the face after robbing a restaurant in New York City on Wednesday.

The 37-year-old victim is in critical condition, and police are seeking to identify a suspect.

Surveillance video showed the suspect order food at the Seafood King Fish Market on Broadway in Washington Heights before leaving the restaurant. He returned later to use the bathroom and rob the place.

Just before 2 a.m. another person was eating at the counter when the suspect returned and walked up to the counter while pulling out a gun. He ordered the woman behind the counter to put the money from the register in a plastic bag. He also stole her property as well as the customer’s property.

As he turned to leave, he aimed his gun at the customer’s head and pulled the trigger once, shooting him in the cheek.

The customer fell to the ground immediately.

“I don’t know if the victim saw it coming, the victim just had his property taken, cell phone and money while he was eating, and I’m sure he was watching the encounter with the second victim who was an employee at the location,” said Lt. John Russo of the Commander Investigative Coordinator Detective…



Read more…