It was a harrowing moment aboard a bus in Brooklyn Friday, when a panhandler asking for cash pulled a gun and started firing – in broad daylight.
The students had just been dismissed from Choir Academy of Harlem on Monday afternoon when police said gunfire erupted on East 127th Street.
No one was injured Monday when gunfire struck a school bus in Harlem.
The release came in the midst of a frightening police search in Watertown, a Boston suburb, where police had arrested one man after an MIT police officer was shot and killed in Cambridge late Thursday night.
At least five people have been wounded by BB or pellet fire on the streets of Yonkers in the past week.
Three men were treated for gunshot wounds after rival gangs in Stamford, Conn., opened fire at a 15-year-old girl’s birthday party this weekend.
“She didn’t even think. She stepped in front of those kids and she saved them and she didn’t deserve to die like that,” said Brownsville resident April Grant.
According to State Police spokesman Steve Jones, the troopers were in plain clothes and an unmarked car when they spotted a man identified as Joshua A. Polanco holding a gun to another man’s head.
Eight people were killed by officers in the nation’s largest police department and 16 were wounded in police gunfire, a record low.
Two separate shootings in Newark on Thursday afternoon left three people dead and four others wounded
The gunfire broke out at around 2 a.m. Saturday outside a bar in Bay Shore.