A vacationer from Denmark was shot within the again after refusing to show his property over to a gun-wielding robber on Manhattan’s Higher West aspect Sunday morning, cops mentioned.
The robber approached the 31-year-old at West 103rd Avenue and West Finish Avenue round 3:30 a.m. and demanded that he flip over his mobile phone.
The sufferer, who was on his method dwelling from a celebration, refused to conform and tried to stroll away.
“He simply saved strolling and the man shot him,” a police supply mentioned.
The vacationer, who was born in Argentina and is a resident of Denmark, suffered a gunshot wound to the again, cops mentioned. He was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in secure situation.
There have been no instant arrests, police mentioned.
Theft and different main crimes have elevated by about 40% within the metropolis not too long ago, NYPD information present.