A vacationer from Denmark was shot within the again after refusing to show his property over to a gun-wielding robber on Manhattan’s Upper West facet Sunday morning, cops mentioned.
The robber approached the 31-year-old at West 103rd Street and West End Avenue round 3:30 a.m. and demanded that he flip over his cellphone.
The sufferer, who was on his manner residence from a party, refused to conform and tried to stroll away.
“He simply stored 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 rapid arrests, police mentioned.
Robbery and different main crimes have elevated by about 40% within the metropolis lately, NYPD knowledge present.