A Livery driver was shot during an attempted robbery on the night of Sept. 17 in Brooklyn, according to the NYPD. The incident occurred around midnight near the intersection of Varet and Bogart streets in the East Williamsburg area.
A bullet grazed the neck of the 62-year-old Livery driver when a man trying to rob him opened fire. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Police said no property was taken.
Police are asking anyone with information to submit by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).