NYPD continues search for suspect in broad-daylight shooting

The gunman narrowly missed hitting two children while firing shots on a busy Bronx street before escaping on a scooter driven by an alleged accomplice.
1:50 | 06/20/21

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New developments in the manhunt for suspects wanted for a chilling shooting in New York City. The gunman opening fire on a victim with two young children just inches away. Police are releasing a new image of the alleged shooter seen without his hooded mask. Just one of a number of violent crimes across the country once again this weekend. Here's Alex Presha. Reporter: Tonight, the hunt is on for this suspect who is wanted in connection with a terrifying shooting on a bronx street. Watch as these two children escape tragedy by mere inches. This man dressed in all black firing at point-blank range. Thursday's shooting, caught on camera. The children walking to a candy store. You can see this 10-year-old girl shield her 5-year-old brother as the gunman unloads, shooting his 24-year-old target in the back and both legs. The NYPD says the victim is expected to survive. I'm disgusted, I'm going to be honest with you. It's very alarming. Reporter: That suspect escaping on a scooter driven by an accomplice. Officers say the gunman fired about a dozen shots total. Miraculously, neither of those children were hit. Today that brother and sister and their family, proud guests at the Yankees game. It just breaks your heart that kids can't walk to the candy store and not be afraid of something like this happening. It's a scary story. Reporter: Across the country this weekend, violence surging. At least 45 people shot in Chicago since Friday, 4 of them fatally. In California, at least one person killed, six others wounded during a juneteenth celebration in Oakland Saturday. One nonprofit that tracks shootings logged 67 fatal shootings in 24 hours between Friday and Saturday. Linsey? Staggering numbers. Alex, thank you. Still ahead on "World news

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