Trying to shielding his three children from a spray of gunfire at a Bronx used car dealership, a dad was shot in the thigh.
At that time, the 39-year-old victim were seated with his children in the waiting area at On the Road Automotive Group on Boston Road near Conner St. in Eastchester. Then, they heard the shots rang out abut 7:20 a.m, local time on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.
A shocking video obtained by the Daily News shows the glass doors behind them, suddenly shattered and a man run up and fire through an open glass door.
To shielding his children, the dad scoops his children off the couch and brings them to the floor. Then he decided to tucking them under his own body to shield them.
As result, the dad was struck in the thigh with a bullet and paramedic rushed him to Jacobi Medical Center with a non-life-threatening wound.
From the police investigation, known that the gunman carjacked a green Honda Civic with Georgia plates and was last seen speeding north on Provost Ave.
Investigators believe the shooting is gang-related. But, it was not immediately clear if the father of three was the gunman’s target.