NYPD: 8-year-old shot in Mott Haven: 2 suspects in custody

The 8-year-old victim suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh and is expected to be OK. 

News 12 Staff

Sep 12, 2023, 10:14 PM

Updated 221 days ago

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The NYPD says an 8-year-old was shot on Beekman Avenue on Tuesday. 
According to police, the incident took place just after 5 p.m. The 8-year-old victim suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh and is expected to be OK. 
The mother of the 8-year-old told News 12 off-camera that the boy was shot while getting off of his school bus in the middle of a crossfire. 
No weapon was recovered at the scene, according to law enforcement officials.
Officials say two suspects are in custody at the 40th Precinct but have not been charged. 
This is a developing story. 


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