Shocking video shows the moment a young gunman shoots a man on a Citi Bike at point-blank range in Brooklyn, the suspect spoke to the Citi Bike rider before pulling out a gun
Gunman fatally shoots man in Citi Bike at point blank range
Wednesday’s shooting at the corner of Clarkson Avenue and East 53rd Street in East Flatbush first shows the suspect standing outside a deli, talking on the phone around 2:20 p.m.
The footage, released by police Thursday night, then shows victim Pierrot Simeon, 21, arriving at the store on the bike and stopping to apparently talk to the suspect, who pulls a gun from a fanny pack slung over his shoulder and opens fire toward him.
Simeon collapses from his bicycle, and the suspect abandons the gun and runs off, as seen in the footage. The suspect spoke to the Citi Bike rider before pulling a gun from a fanny pack hanging from his shoulder.
The young gunman is seen pulling out the weapon in the disturbing video released by police.
The footage also shows another man walking out of the deli holding a wad of bills as the gunman opens fire. The shooter collides with him before running off, at which point the man re-enters the store.
Simeon, who lived around the corner from the scene, was rushed to Kings County Hospital Center, where he was pronounced dead.
The circumstances leading up to the shooting were unclear.
The circumstances leading up to the shooting were unclear. The gunman then fired the weapon at point-blank range before discarding the weapon and running away.
The victim, Pierrot Simeon, was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital Center.