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12-Year-Old Boy Shot in The Bronx, Police Say

By Eddie Small | July 2, 2014 2:04pm
12-Year-Old Shot in Bronx
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CONCOURSE — A 12-year-old boy and 18-year-old girl were shot in the Bronx on Sunday night and police are looking for a trio of teen gunman in connection with the gunplay.

The shooting took place on June 29 around 9:30 p.m. in front of 1130 College Ave., near East 166th Street, when an unknown man fired at the two victims, hitting the boy in the ankle and the 18-year-old in the right thigh, according to police.

Both victims were taken to local hospitals in stable condition, while the gunmen, who was accompanied by two other men, fled to an unknown location.

Police have described the suspects, caught fleeing the scene on surveillance video, as 16- to 18-year-old males.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577.