Police are on the hunt for a BB-gun sniper who is terrorizing a block on the Lower East Side"
According to New York City police, so far, eight people have been shot at and several car windows have been blown out. The shootings are taking place on the corner of Avenue D and East Third Street"
A construction worker was among those injured last Thursday when the BB gun sniper took aim at him while he was working at 8:30 a.m. Edward Gilyard told PIX News he didn't know he was hit until he felt a sharp pain on his right temple and felt blood on his head"
All of a sudden I felt something hit me," explained Gilyard. "At first I thought maybe a car rolled by, hit a pebble on the ground and it popped up and hit me"