A 14-year-old boy was shot as he jumped on a metropolis bus to flee his attacker in Harlem Thursday morning, police stated.
The teenager was getting on the M1 bus at West 139th Street and Fifth Avenue simply earlier than 10 a.m. when a bullet grazed his head, based on cops.
Police stated the gunman had adopted the boy in the road close to his residence earlier than opening hearth.
He was taken to Harlem Hospital, and is anticipated to recuperate.
A person believed to be the shooter was noticed fleeing the scene, based on police sources.
It was the most recent incident in a spate of violence involving younger New Yorkers.
Just final Thursday, a 13-year-old boy was shot in the knee on a Bronx basketball court docket, allegedly by one other 13-year-old boy.
A Post evaluation of NYPD knowledge discovered that at the very least 21 youngsters have been killed by both weapons or knives between January and Sept. 30 — greater than triple the quantity for a similar interval in each 2019 and 2020.