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Police: Man wanted for shooting teen in Shirley while trying to steal sneakers

According to police, the teen was trying to sell the Air Jordans through Snapchat at his home on Lexington Road.

News 12 Staff

Mar 29, 2023, 9:39 AM

Updated 446 days ago

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Police are searching for a man they say shot a teen in Shirley while trying to steal sneakers he put up for sale.
The incident happened on Jan. 29. According to police, the teen was trying to sell the Air Jordans through Snapchat at his home on Lexington Road.
The teen left the shoes inside when the man arrived and that's when police say he pulled out a gun demanding the teen give him the sneakers.
Police say the teen ran back into his house, but the suspect shot through the door, hitting the boy. The boy is expected to be OK.
The car the suspect used is a silver SUV, according to police.
Police are offering a cash reward for anyone who has information about where he is.


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