Teen boy struck in leg on Bronx street by gunman in vehicle: NYPD


NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are looking to identify a gunman wanted for firing his weapon and injuring a teen boy on a Bronx street corner last month, authorities said.

The incident occurred just before 3 p.m on Monday, November 8, as a 17-year-old boy was crossing the street at the corner of Bathgate Avenue and East Fordham Road across from Fordham University, the NYPD said.

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According to officials, after a verbal dispute, the suspect was inside a blue Dodge Durango and fired one round towards the victim and struck him in the left leg.

The suspect then fled eastbound on East Fordham Road to parts unknown.

The victim was taken to Jacobi Hospital in stable condition.

There were no other injuries reported as a result of this incident.

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).