Dec. 10, 2011 By Christian Murray
A man was shot early Saturday morning following an argument that broke out between two men at a Sunnyside Mexican restaurant, according to police.
Eladio Espejo, a 26-year-old Hispanic man, allegedly shot the victim in the arm and thigh shortly after he had been involved in a verbal exchange with the victim at Restaurant Azteca, located at 47-16 Greenpoint Ave., according to police.
Espejo and the victim got into a argument at the Mexican restaurant and then Espejo left the restaurant and waited for the victim outside, according to police. Espejo allegedly shot the victim after he left the restaurant at 5:37 am. The victim was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital where he was treated and released.
The police are searching for the whereabouts of Espejo, who is believed to be 5′ 9″ and weighs 160-200 points. They are calling on the public to call the NYPD tip line at 800-577-TIPS