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Shots Fired in Elmont

Police are investigating an incident of reckless endangerment during which approximately six shots were fired following what police said was a gunfight between three male subjects.

According to police, on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 3 p.m. in Elmont, two subjects, armed with handguns, were involved in a gunfight with one subject, also armed with a handgun, on Crowell Street between Chowan Street and Tarboro Street.

Police said six shots were fired between the subjects. Two of the subjects fled on foot northbound on Crowell Street while the other male subject fled in a green Mitsubishi westbound on Chowan Street, according to police.

No injuries were reported.

Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.

Police: Mom Robbed on Meacham Avenue

Police said a mother who was pushing her infant in a stroller on Meacham Avenue was assaulted and robbed of DVDs that were in her pocketbook.

According to police, on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 7:45 p.m., the victim was approached from behind by a male subject who grabbed her pocketbook off her shoulder.

Police said when the victim began to scream and grab her infant, the subject produced a knife and punched her in the face, causing swelling and a laceration to her eye.

The subject fled northbound on Meacham Avenue with the pocketbook containing DVDs and personal papers.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.