gunman opens fire at Queens NY bowling alley

Gunman Opens Fire In NYC Bowling Alley [Surveillance Video]

The NYPD has released surveillance footage of a gunman who allegedly fired his weapon fives times at a bowling alley security guard.

The incident, see the video embedded below, occurred in the lobby of the Jib Lanes bowling alley in Flushing, Queens, on Saturday night at about 10 pm. The suspected gunman fled the scene and is still at large.

Cops apparently hope that the release of the surveillance video will help in his capture. He is being described as “in his mid- to late 30s, standing about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, with a medium build.” Police have asked anyone with information about the shooting or the suspect to contact NYPD Crime Stoppers.

According to one news account, the guard had kicked the suspect out of the bowling alley, and he returned shortly thereafter with a firearm. No other details as to what specifically led to the confrontation have yet to emerge, however. Evidently the bowling alley itself has not provided any public comment about the shooting incident on the premises.

First responders rushed the victim, 36, who was shot in the back and the thigh, to a local hospital where he is listed as being in stable condition. Several others are seen running for the shooter in the video. Fortunately, there were no other injuries in the gunplay.

In an entirely separate incident, a year ago this month, as The Inquisitr previously reported, a man shot himself in the leg in a Florida bowling alley. Witnesses said that the weapon fired after the man accidentally hit his bowling ball against his pocket. He received treatment at a local hospital, and the injuries were not considered life threatening.

Watch the surveillance video of the bowling alley shooting in Queens, NYC: