Shooting in Crotona Park East hospitalizes 17-year-old

A shooting in Crotona Park East put a teenager in the hospital Thursday night.

News 12 Staff

Sep 11, 2020, 12:09 AM

Updated 1,351 days ago

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A shooting in Crotona Park East put a teenager in the hospital Thursday night. 
Authorities tell News 12 a 17-year-old boy was shot in the head near the corner of East 174th Street and Hoe Avenue around 4:40 p.m. 
Police say they are still searching for a perpetrator who ran away after the shooting. 
The 17-year-old boy was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital in critical condition. 
Police blocked part of the block on Hoe Avenue to both foot and car traffic for most of the evening as they investigated what happened. 
No arrests have been made and the incident is currently under investigation.


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