One of two teenage boys shot Thursday night time as they left the Police Athletic League in the Bronx has died, police mentioned.
The two teens, one 15 and one 16, have been leaving the neighborhood heart in Longwood at round 9 p.m. once they encountered a bunch of individuals and pictures have been fired, in keeping with police. The 15-year-old was struck in the head, the 16-year-old in the leg.
Each boys have been rushed to Lincoln Hospital – the youthful in essential situation and the older in secure, in keeping with the NYPD. The 15-year-old succumbed to his accidents at round 1 p.m. Friday, police mentioned. Officers didn’t instantly launch his title as a result of his household had not but been notified.
The gunman fled on foot. Police have been nonetheless on the lookout for a suspect Friday afternoon, the NYPD mentioned.
The New York Occasions has reported that the quantity of younger individuals shot in the metropolis has risen in current years, at the same time as the total quantity of shootings in the metropolis has decreased. Simply final month, a 14-year-old Bronx boy was fatally shot.