Cops: Teen shot man in attempted robbery

Police are searching for a teenager they say shot a 71-year-old man in the face during an attempted robbery Saturday morning.

The shooting happened inside the victim's apartment on Grant Avenue in Morris Heights. The suspect was caught on surveillance video and is described as a 17-year-old black male about 5'8".

The victim's brother says he will undergo surgery, but is expected to recover. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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