A 14-year-old boy was busted in connection to two brazen BB gun shootings of a fruit stand employee and an MTA worker earlier this month, cops stated.
The boy, whose identify wasn’t launched as a result of of his age, was nabbed Tuesday, police stated Wednesday.
The teen was half of a bunch of 4 who first focused a 73-year-old man working at a fruit stand on White Plains Road close to East 219th Street in Olinville on Nov. 3, cops stated.
The crew blasted the worker in the face with the BB gun whereas recording the ten:50 p.m. assault on a mobile phone, police stated.
He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center in secure situation with a reduce on his face, cops stated.
Then round 9 p.m. Nov. 8, the suspects allegedly walked up to the open window of a southbound 2 practice on the East 219th Street platform, and fired the BB gun at a 37-year-old male conductor’s face earlier than taking off, police stated.
He was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, additionally in secure situation, with a reduce on his face, cops stated.
The teen was charged with assault and felony possession of a weapon, authorities stated.