Manhattan shooting: At least 5 people shot outside restaurant in Inwood neighborhood

The incident reportedly happened at around four in the morning outside the 11:11 Restaurant and Lounge


                            Manhattan shooting: At least 5 people shot outside restaurant in Inwood neighborhood
The shooting happened outside a Manhattan restaurant (Twitter)

MANHATTAN, NEW YORK: Gunfire erupted in Upper Manhattan early Monday morning, on September 27, which left at least five people injured, including the suspected shooter who was shot by a police sergeant, authorities said. According to reports, the incident reportedly happened at around four in the morning outside the 11:11 Restaurant and Lounge in the vicinity of 10th Avenue and West 211th Street in the Inwood neighborhood after an argument reportedly turned violent. 

Police sources have identified the suspect as 25-year-old Isamuel Alcantara, who has a prior arrest record in the city. NYPD Chief of Patrol Juanita Holmes said his firearm was recovered from the scene. Authorities said that the wounded suspect was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he underwent surgery. Two other victims also went to Harlem Hospital while the other two walked to the nearby Allen Pavilion Hospital. It has been said that the four innocent victims did not face any life-threatening injuries.

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No officers were hurt during the incident, but they were taken to the hospital to be checked out for tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Authorities are still looking for other suspects in the case. No other information has been released by the police yet.

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