New York City police are searching for the suspect who opened fire in Times Square. During the shooting, an innocent bystander was also struck. Now, a new video of the incident has been released.

The New York Police Department (NYPD) tweeted the video of the man suspected of shooting the victim in the back as he was walking through Times Square on Sunday evening.

NYPD officials said that prior to the shooting, a dispute happened between the shooter and several other people, Fox News reported.

Police said that they received a report of a man shot in the area of West 45th Street and Seventh Avenue at about 5.15pm. When they arrived, they found a 21-year-old man being shot in the back by a stranger who had already escaped.

Surveillance footage shows the gunman taking out his gun. He appears to point it toward someone before fleeing. The victim, 2nd Lt. Samuel Poulin, was taken to a hospital in stable condition. During the incident, Poulin was with his wife and family.

On Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio called the shooting "absolutely unacceptable" and something the city "will not tolerate." "Now we’ve seen patterns in Times Square that we are going to address very, very aggressively. That is the entire notion of precision policing. It’s just an unacceptable state of affairs. This is a place that is so precious and so important to our city – it has to be safe," he added. 

The mayor and the NYPD’s Chief of Department, Rodney Harrison, announced the Times Square Safety Action Plan, which will add more than 50 additional police officers to the area. "After this shooting and the shooting that we had a couple of weeks ago, it's important that we put a lot more of a police presence over there, trying to engage some of the issues we're seeing with these soliciting or aggressive panhandling of CDs," he said.

Harrison shared that the department was still investigating the motive behind Sunday’s shooting, but said that investigators will "get down to the bottom of it."

In May, a four-year-old girl and two women were in the area of West 44th Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. They were also struck by stray bullets.

In another incident, 21-year-old Keyshawn Cureton was fatally shot on a Harlem street on Sunday, police said. Cureton’s family were told that police had a suspect in custody, but as of Monday night, no one had been charged. Police also released photos of the shooter and an accomplice, reported New York Daily News. “He didn’t deserve that. He didn’t deserve to be shot like that," the victim's mother, Joanna Cureton, said while crying.

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