Police arrest 2nd suspect in shooting that injured 7-year-old

Another suspect has been found in last week's Mott Haven shooting which left a 7-year-old with a graze wound to the leg.

News 12 Staff

Jun 14, 2019, 3:24 PM

Updated 1,857 days ago

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Another suspect has been found in last week's Mott Haven shooting which left a 7-year-old with a graze wound to the leg.
Police arrested 31-year-old Manuel Colon around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Charges he's facing include attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment. 
MORE: Police: 7-year-old's leg grazed by bullet in Mott Haven

Police say they responded to shots fired last Wednesday in front of Millbrook Houses on East 137th Street. 

When they arrived, they found a 7-year-old boy with a graze wound to his right leg near the corner of East 137th Street and St. Ann's Avenue. 

He was with his grandmother who was unharmed. 

Police say the first person involved in the shooting was arrested Wednesday and is already at Bronx central booking.


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