Shocking video released by police Monday captures the moment a gunman opened fire in Times Square, wounding a Marine tourist as bystanders scrambled for safety.
The shooter held the gun in his right hand even as he fled the scene on Broadway near W. 45th St., outside the Minskoff Theatre, about 5:15 p.m. Sunday, the video shows. He has not been caught or identified.
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Police said the latest shooting — just steps away from where a little girl was hit by gunfire last month — was triggered by an argument between two men, possibly street vendors or performers.
The slug ricocheted and struck the 21-year-old victim in the back, sources said. Medics took Samuel Poulin in stable condition to Bellevue Hospital.
More police officers will be deployed to Times Square after a tourist was shot over the weekend. CBS2‘s Natalie Duddridge reports.