Update from Crown Heights Shmira: Upon further investigation, it appears that the shooting was gang related.
A Jewish man was the possible target in a shooting in Crown Heights, Wednesday night.
Preliminary investigation indicates the victim was walking on Kingston Avenue near Lefferts Avenue when he heard a gunshot and felt a bullet whizz just past him. Thankfully he was not injured.
The NYPD and Shmira are investigating the incident. If you have any information regarding this shooting, please call the Shmira hotline.
Please be aware of your surroundings. In case of an emergency, call 911 and Shmira 24/7 at 718-221-0303.
Shmira is looking for responsible and qualified individuals who are ready to join and give back to the community. If you believe you are ready to join, please fill out the sign-up form at http://www.chshmira.org/join-us/