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Why was Steve Buscemi attacked on the streets of New York?

The easily recognizable Hollywood actor Steve Buscemi found himself at the center of a disturbing incident last week when he was attacked on a street in New York City. The 66-year-old star, known for his roles in “Fargo,” “Boardwalk Empire” and of course “Reservoir Dogs,” was reportedly punched in the face by an unknown assailant late Wednesday morning in Manhattan’s Kips Bay neighborhood on the east side, to be exact. Although Buscemi suffered injuries including bruising, swelling and bleeding to his left eye, his publicist assured the public that he was recovering and expressed gratitude for the outpouring of congratulations.

“Steve Buscemi was attacked in Mid-Town Manhattan, “another victim of a random act of violence in the city,” the publicist said in a statement The New York Post Who reported this first? “He is doing well and appreciates everyone’s well wishes, although he is incredibly sad for everyone that this happened while he was also walking the streets of New York.”

The New York Police Department has launched an investigation into the attack on Buscemi, but no arrests have been made so far. It remains unclear whether the attack was completely random or whether the perpetrator was targeted. The NYPD has released surveillance images of the alleged suspect in hopes someone can identify him.

More recent celebrity attacks

After this alarming incident, questions naturally arise about the motive for the attack. The attacker appears to still be at large No clear indication of the circumstances that led to the attack, Speculations abound. But one thing remains obvious: Buscemi’s ordeal underscores the broader problem of random violence plaguing urban environments like New York City.

This attack on Buscemi is not an isolated incident in the context of prominent encounters with violence in the city. There was the attack on Buscemi’s “Boardwalk Empire” co-star, Michael Stuhlbarg, who was hit in the neck by a stone during a walk in Manhattan’s Central Park in late March. Stuhlbarg’s quick action led to the arrest of his attacker. In recent years there have been other notable personalities such as: Comedian Rick Moranis and reality star Bethenny Frankel Become a victim of similar aggression.