Police Looking For 17-Year-Old Suspect Oneil Dasilva After 8 Shot At Bronx Party

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say eight people, including children, were shot at a party in the Bronx and now they’re looking for a 17-year-old from Mount Vernon in connection with the shooting.

It happened on East 221 Street around 3:40 a.m. Sunday. Police say the 17-year-old opened fire, critically shooting one victim an injuring seven others.

A 24-year-old man was shot twice in the chest and was taken to Montefiore hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

The other victims include a 19-year-old man shot in the buttocks, a 21-year-old man shot in the thigh, a 24-year-old man shot in the forearm, a 14-year-old girl shot in the back, a 17-year-old boy shot in the pelvis, an 11-year-old boy shot in the leg and a 13-year-old girl shot in the thigh.

They were all taken to area hospitals and are in stable condition.

Police say they are now looking for 17-year-old Oneil Dasilva from Mount Vernon.

If you have any information on where he might be, call police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or visit  www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.



  • The Facts

    Another case where the criminal element tries to ruin an otherwise quiet working class neighborhood.

  • Bullett

    I also concur regarding the question of 11,13,& 14 year old children up at 3:40 AM with skunk drunk adults. Where is the repesentative for children family services?

  • KingTutti

    I have to say ask that question as well. Wha the he’ll was a 14, 13 and 11yr old doing at a party at 3:40am? Had this not happened how late would they have been out and how often does this occur? This is the very reason blacks are failing in schools and failing in life. The unemployment rate among black males is so high because they’re lazy, uneducated and unqualified. And as long as their parents keep failing their children the cycle will never end.

  • Anna

    The children could have been hit by stray bullets. Let’s not blame the parents until all of the information is in..

    We don’t want another “The police acted stupedly” moment!

  • susan rocel

    Can’t understand why this white murder (don’t wanna be racist)
    Has been released from prison?????

  • clan

    how many times do we need to say it…you cvan take the monkey out of the jungle but cant take the jungle out of the monkeys

    • huh

      I guess you said it 1 more time

  • what a loser

    yes parents should be arrested and hopefully shooter will commit suicide.But he probably ran out of bullets so hopefully police will just shoot first .

  • blacks r a disease


  • Anne

    What were a 14, 13 & 11 year old doing at a party at 3 O’clock in the morning ~ Parents should be charged with neglect!

    • Very conservative

      What do you expect? Blacks acting black. Nothing new here. And in that particular area of the Bx, you have the Haitian and Jamaican varieties which are worse than the ones that have always been here.

    • Jenn Lindsley-Manfre

      I agree and so do a lot of parents

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