5 arrested in shooting near Bronx Latin School

THE BRONX - Police say five people have been arrested in connection to a Bronx shooting that left a 15-year-old girl fighting for her life.

The suspected shooter, 16-year-old Carvette Gentile, and four other men face charges of attempted murder, assault with intent to commit serious injury and criminal use of a firearm.

Vada Vasquez was hit in the head by a stray bullet Monday near the Bronx Latin School in Morrisania. She is listed in critical condition at Lincoln Medical Center.

Officials say the intended target, 19-year-old Tyrone Creighton, was shot in the torso and leg. He is listed in stable condition.

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