Moment a gunman SHOOTS at another man just ONE BLOCK from NYPD headquarters as crime spree comes right to cops' door

 Surveillance footage captured a brazen, daylight shooting just one block away from NYPD headquarters as crime in New York City continues to rise sharply.

The NYPD is searching for a gunman caught on tape shooting at another man on Friday afternoon in the Manhattan neighborhood of Two Bridges. 

The bullet missed the intended target and instead hit a 46-year-old man who was sitting on nearby steps at the Alfred E. Smith Houses, police said.  

Footage of the shooting shows the gunman (pictured) firing off a shot at a man at close range following a brief dispute

Footage of the shooting shows the gunman (pictured) firing off a shot at a man at close range following a brief dispute

The gunman, (pictured) dressed in a black sweatshirt, black pants and white sneakers, is seen running in the opposite direction

The gunman, (pictured) dressed in a black sweatshirt, black pants and white sneakers, is seen running in the opposite direction

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Police say the victim heard the shot and felt pain to his left arm and took himself to a nearby hospital to be treated for his gunshot wound.  

Footage of the shooting shows the gunman firing off a shot at a man at close range following a brief dispute.

The shooting not only took place in daylight but only a block away from NYPD police headquarters at One Police Plaza (pictured)

The shooting not only took place in daylight but only a block away from NYPD police headquarters at One Police Plaza (pictured)

The shooting took place on Friday afternoon in the Manhattan neighborhood of Two Bridges

The shooting took place on Friday afternoon in the Manhattan neighborhood of Two Bridges

The gunman appears to have missed and the intended target runs away with a small dog following behind him. 

The gunman, dressed in a black sweatshirt, black pants and white sneakers, is seen running in the opposite direction. 

The shooting not only took place in broad daylight but also a block away from NYPD police headquarters at  One Police Plaza. 

The shooting is the latest in a crime wave gripping New York City closely, particularly gun violence.

 Many of the most common types of crime in the city, including robberies, burglaries and grand larcenies, remain near historic lows.

Statistics show shooting crimes have been up this year city-wide compared to last year

Statistics show shooting crimes have been up this year city-wide compared to last year

Crimes have been rising throughout New York City, according to the NYPD

Crimes have been rising throughout New York City, according to the NYPD

Through the first five months of 2021, the total number of major crimes measured by the police department hit the lowest level since comparable statistics became available in the 1990s.

But since the spring of 2020 the number of shootings has soared: Through June 6, there were 181 homicides in New York City, up from 121 in the same period in 2019, an increase of 50 percent.

That's the worst start to a year since 2011.

At least 687 people were wounded or killed by gunfire through June 6. More than 2,400 people were shot during the same period in 1993.

And it is the highest number for a winter and early spring since 2000. 

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