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Yonkers Police Continue Investigation Into Shooting

Yonkers police are searching for suspects in the Dec. 28 shootings of two local men near Van Cortlandt Park. Both victims were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Yonkers police are searching for suspects in the Dec. 28 shootings of two local men near Van Cortlandt Park. Both victims were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Photo Credit: Contributed

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Suspects are being sought in the recent shootings of two Yonkers residents near Van Cortlandt Park, police said.

Patrolling officers, hearing gunshots on Monday, around 6:40 p.m, raced to 31 Lawrence St. where they found the first victim, a 31-year-old man, who had been shot in his buttocks.

Shortly afterwards, they also came to the aid of a 27-year-old man who had suffered a stomach wound.

Both men were taken to a trauma center where they were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The victims told police that they were hanging out with a group of people on the street when shots rang out.

Police are searching for any videos that might help their investigation.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Detective Division at (914)-377-7724.

Anonymous tips can also be sent by texting the keyword ypd plus the tip to 847411, police said.

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