Shooting at Gravesend bar leaves one wounded

A 23-year-old man was shot at a Gravesend watering hole early on Tuesday, July 5, police say.

The victim, who reportedly knew the shooter, walked himself into the emergency room at Coney Island Hospital following the 1 a.m. shooting at El Mixteco, Mexican restaurant and bar. According to cops, he was suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm.

Cops described the shooter as a Hispanic male. The investigation is ongoing.

Another source stated that the victim had accidentally shot himself inside the bar.

Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

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