West Farms in the Bronx is the latest location where sneaker lust has lead people to make feebleminded decision and actions.
Thursday night a 23-year-old man was shot for his footwear in building 2114 in the Lambert Houses located near the Bronx zoo. The group took his sneakers, as well as his phone. After being shot, the victim escaped into a nearby bodega , where clerks let him use the phone to call police.
Police say that the victim is in stable condition at a local hospital; he is expected to make a full recovery.
According to an NYPD spokesperson, police are looking for two men and a woman.
Tips can be submitted to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com ,or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to call 1-888-57-PISTA *74782).