Teen Shot After July 4th Argument Leads to Gunfire in Bronx

By Alan Neuhauser on July 6, 2012 8:52am 

Police are searching for this 16-year-old, who allegedly shot and injured a 17-year-old in University Heights late Wednesday, July 4, 2012, the NYPD said.
Police are searching for this 16-year-old, who allegedly shot and injured a 17-year-old in University Heights late Wednesday, July 4, 2012, the NYPD said.
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THE BRONX — A 17-year-old boy was shot and injured Wednesday after a late-night argument ended in gunfire on a University Heights street, the NYPD said.

The teen was arguing with a 16-year-old on Davidson Avenue at about 11:45 p.m. when the younger boy pulled a firearm and shot the 17-year-old once in the back, police said.

The victim was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was treated and released, police said.

The 16-year-old was described as about 5'5" and 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a green shirt, beige camouflage pants and a red hat.

Anyone with information about the incident or the gunman's whereabouts are asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS (8477).

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