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Boy, 12, Wounded In Bronx Shooting

Morris Heights, Bronx Boy Shot

A 12-year-old boy was shot and wounded in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)


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NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A 12-year-old boy was shot in the leg on Tuesday night.

At 9:15 p.m., first responders arrived to a scene near the corner of East Tremont and Jerome avenues in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx, following a report indicating that a child had been shot.

The child was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital, where his condition was reported as stable, officials told 1010 WINS.

Further details about the circumstances of the shooting were not immediately available.

No arrests had been made as of late Tuesday.

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