By ROBERT ROSS NEW YORK — In a rare display of calm, the mall shooter in Wednesday’s robbery at Rosemont mall appeared to be unharmed.
The suspect, identified by the NYPD as a 26-year-old man, was taken to the hospital and treated for a gunshot wound.
The victim, who was not identified by police, suffered multiple injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Brooklyn, where he was listed in serious condition, police said.
The NYPD said there were no other injuries and that the suspect was believed to be armed.
The suspect and his accomplices, armed with handguns and wearing masks, entered the Rosemarole mall on Thursday morning, approached shoppers and took cash and credit cards.
A gun was later found inside the mall, the NYPD said.
Police said the suspect then stole an SUV, a vehicle belonging to a local real estate company and fled the mall in the vehicle.
He was last seen on foot and was wearing dark clothing and dark shoes.
He was last reported wearing a dark jacket, a black shirt, dark pants and a black hat, according to the NYPD.
He is 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighs 200 pounds and has brown hair.