Firefighter Injured in Two-Alarm Woodhaven Blaze

Firefighter Injured in Two-Alarm Woodhaven Blaze

Forum Photos by Michael V. Cusenza

By Michael V. Cusenza

Two gunmen are still roaming free after a wild shooting early Sunday outside a South Richmond Hill nightclub left two men wounded and an innocent pedestrian seriously injured when their getaway vehicle slammed into him, according to police and published reports.

WoodhavenFire1The area outside Impulse Lounge on Liberty Avenue near 129th Street turned into a crime scene around 3:45 a.m. after one man was shot in the back and another was shot in both legs. Both victims were rushed to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in stable condition.

WoodhavenFire2Both shooters hopped into a late-model white BMW coupe and floored it away from the lounge until the vehicle jumped the curb at Liberty Avenue and the Van Wyck Expressway and blasted a pedestrian. The suspects then abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot.

WoodhavenFire4The crash victim was also rushed to Jamaica Hospital. He was listed in critical condition with severe leg trauma, according to a New York Daily News report.

WoodhavenFire5A motive for the shooting was unknown as of press time.



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