A tourist has been hospitalized after a shooting in Times Square in New York City, and the suspects are at large, Metropolitan Police said.
Two suspects, Latino males, have not been arrested, according to preliminary reports. The tourist, a 21-year-old man who was visiting New York City, was hospitalized Sunday night after being shot outside the Marriott Hotel in Times Square while walking with his family.
NYPD told Fox News that the shooting occurred at 1535 Broadway around 05:20 p.m. This address is in the heart of Times Square. According to our sources, the shooting was the result of an apparent dispute between two groups of Hispanics.
More information is not available at this time.
The shooting occurred on the same day that House member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez , N.Y., called the headlines about a spike in violence in America’s major cities “hysteria.”