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Owner of Skillman Avenue Pharmacy Shot, Cops Looking for Suspect

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April 18, 2019 By Christian Murray

A man was shot in Sunnyside at around 2 p.m. today and police are combing the area to find the suspect.

Police said the shooting took place at 48-11 Skillman Ave., inside Sunnyside Pharmacy.

The victim is likely to survive.

Dan Glasser, the owner of Stray Vintage, an antique store located next door to the pharmacy, said the owner of the pharmacy was shot in the arm.

“I was in the back of my store and I heard yelling. Then I heard the sound of a firecracker. Then I heard more yelling–and another firecracker,” Glasser said.

Glasser said that he went over to the store and saw the owner with a bloody right arm.

Cops continue to search the area for the suspect, with the suspect believed to have gone up Skillman toward 49th Street.

Nearby school P.S. 11 is currently on lock down until the NYPD gives it clearance to reopen. There is currently a large police presence in the area.

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