High School Student Shot While Walking In Harlem, Police Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are investigating a shooting in Harlem involving a high school student that happened Tuesday morning.

Police say a 16-year-old boy was shot in the left arm while walking with a friend on 129th and Amsterdam Avenue around 8:30 a.m.

It’s not yet known if the victim was an innocent bystander or a target. The gunfire left students at a nearby school, rattled.

“It’s sad that it’s happening in our community over and over,” said 11th grader Lester Mayer.

The teenager was rushed to the hospital. He’s expected to be ok.

Please share your thoughts below…

  • Pissed off Harlemer

    Why do people continue to get shot over here? I’ll tell you why….THE COPS!!!!! There were at least 4 shootouts during the summer, one on sept 11, and now this! Maybe if the cops did their job instead of

  • Frostie

    Did the author or anyone proof this article before it was sent out ?
    High School Shot – what, was the school taking a walk ?
    Are the editing standards so low now ?

  • Liberals Are Evil

    Another normal day in the ghetto!

  • avoid harlem

    Walking in Harlem will get you shot everytime.Avoid Harlem stay safe.

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