17-Year-Old Shot In Hand Following Dispute In Bronx

Published on January 16, 2017, 5:22 am
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Police are searching for a man they say shot a teenage boy after a dispute in the Bronx on Sunday.

Authorities say the 17-year-old got into a dispute with the suspect, who is believed to be an acquaintance of the victim, at a building on Wallace Avenue around 3:15 p.m.

Police say the suspect pulled out a firearm during the dispute, and shot the teen in the left hand.

The teen was taken to Jacobi Hospital in stable condition, police say.

The suspect, believed to be between 16 and 18 years old, fled the scene.

A surveillance image of the suspect can be viewed above.

Anyone with information in regards to these incidents are asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers’ website or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.

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