Second violent attack in two days in Rockland County

(photo: Mark Lieb, Rockland Video Productions)

SPRING VALLEY – For the second night in a row, police in Spring Valley are investigating a violent assault.

Police at the scene called it a random attack on a young man who was waiting for a friend in his pickup truck in a Route 59 parking lot shortly before 9 p.m.

They are calling it a random attack; they don’t believe the victim was targeted. They said he was approached by four men and was assaulted by one of them. The victim was reportedly shot.

(Video: Mark Lieb, Rockland Video Productions)

The man was transported to Montefiore Nyack Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Just the night before, Saturday night, police said a 19-year-old man was found shot on Dwight Avenue in Hillcrest. He was reportedly in critical condition at Westchester Medical Center.

(Video: Mark Lieb, Rockland Video Productions)

Police have no suspects in either shooting.

Get Email Updates

* indicates required