Police: Teen shot after argument in the Bronx

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the hand during an argument in the Bronx, according to police.

A 17-year-old boy was shot in the hand during an argument in the Bronx, according to police. (1/16/17)

THE BRONX - A 17-year-old boy was shot in the hand during an argument with an acquaintance in the Bronx, according to police.   

The incident happened on Sunday inside of 3035 Wallace Ave. around 3:15 p.m.

Police say a 17-year-old got into an argument with an 18-year-old friend who pulled out a gun.

The two began to wrestle when the gun went off striking the 17-year-old in the left hand.

The 18-year-old boy ran away, and the younger boy was transported to Jacobi Medical Center in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Three middle school students were arrested after an 1 Students arrested after assaulting school employee
April 28 is Superhero Day. News 12 hit 2 Word on the Street: Superhero Day
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, 4/28 to 4/30 3 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, 4/28 to 4/30
Bronx residents have long complained about long lines, 4 The Buzz: Post office problems
VIDEO: Bronx restaurant owner attacked, robbed in apartment 5 VIDEO: Bronx restaurant owner attacked, robbed in apartment building

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE