Gunman who fired rounds during NYC robbery busted: Police

gunman who allegedly fired a single round As he tried to rob a man in Greenwich Village last month, he was busted this week, police said.

Police said 19-year-old Walvins Raymond was apprehended by a field intelligence officer who recognized him around 10 a.m. Tuesday, weeks after the July 24 stick-up.

Raymond approached his 41-year-old victim on Bleaker Street near Sullivan Street in the hip Manhattan enclave around 11:40 that night, pulled a gun and demanded the victim’s belongings, police said.

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Police said that during the conflict, Raymond fired a single shot, not killing anyone.
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Police said that instead of complying, the victim fought to seize the suspect’s gun and was joined by some of his family members.

Police said that during the conflict, Raymond fired a single shot, not killing anyone.

After this, he took off in a white colored BMW sedan, police said.

19-year-old Walvins Raymond conducts a police investigation after allegedly firing a round during a July 24 robbery on Bleacher Street near Sullivan Street in Greenwich Village.
19-year-old Walvins Raymond conducts a police investigation after allegedly firing a round during a July 24 robbery on Bleacher Street near Sullivan Street in Greenwich Village.
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Police said Raymond was charged with robbery, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.

Police said there are no open cases on Raymond’s record, but he does have some sealed busts.

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