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Police Arrest Luis Moore, Who Allegedly Shot Two Children In The Bronx

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(credit: NYPD)

(credit: NYPD)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The New York City Police Department say they’ve nabbed the man suspected of shooting a 2-year-old girl in the head and a 5-year-old girl in the neck.

Police arrested Luis Moore, 23, of 2130 Strang Avenue in the Bronx.

The shooting took place Monday evening.

Cops say that at about 7:46 p.m., they responded to a 911 call. Apparently a group of people were standing around East 181st Street near Daly Avenue when a gunman opened fire.

Three people were hit, including a 20-year-old who was shot in the back. The 20-year-old may have been the intended target. He’s in stable condition.

The 2-year-old girl and 5-year-old were also shot, and were rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital. The 2-year-old was in critical condition.

Moore faces attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a firearm and criminal use of a firearm charges.

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