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NYPD: 16-year-old shot in back of the head after dispute in Morrisania

It’s still unclear if the 16-year-old boy was on a bike at the time of the shooting.

News 12 Staff

Jul 7, 2023, 9:49 AM

Updated 351 days ago

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Police say a teen is now recovering from a gunshot wound to the head following a shooting in Morrisania Thursday night.
Authorities say a 16-year-old boy was shot in the back of the head just a little after 9 p.m. along Jefferson Place and Boston Road after what they say was some sort of dispute over a bike.
It’s still unclear if that 16-year-old boy was on a bike at the time of the shooting. The male suspect took off from the scene after it all happened, according to the NYPD.
The 16-year-old victim is expected to survive.


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