NEW YORK, NY – A 14-year-old male suspect was charged for the near fatal shooting that took place on an MTA bus in the Bronx.
On January 21, at around 6 pm, police were dispatched to the area of the Clason Point New York City Housing Authority development after reported 911 calls regarding a shooting.
Upon their arrival in the area of Story and Metcalf Avenues, police found a 17-year-old male victim with a single gunshot wound to the chest aboard the Bx5 bus.
He was taken to NYC Health and Hospitals/Jacobi where he was listed in critical, but stable condition.
On Wednesday, police announced they had made an arrest in the shooting. The 14-year-old suspect’s name was not released, but he was charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal use of a firearm and reckless endangerment.