Lloyd Morgan was shot in the head and killed last week when a gun battle broke out at the Forest Houses, police said.
The Bronx District Attorney’s Office announced the indictment Monday against 17-year-old Rondell Pinkerton.
On Monday, police combed the crime scene — step by step, looking for shell casings, bullet holes, any evidence that can point them to the person who pulled the trigger.
Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson is presenting the youngster’s family with almost $6,000, and an anonymous donor is paying for the child’s funeral.
Ronald Jeffrey, a 19-year-old from the Bronx, faces second-degree murder, attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon charges.
Suspect Rondell Pinkerton appeared at Bronx Criminal Court Wednesday afternoon. Prosecutors said Pinkerton told police he was handed a gun at the charity basketball game, where Lloyd Morgan was shot, and fired back after being fired on.
The NYPD expects charges to be filed against a 17-year-old in connection to the weekend shooting that left a 4-year-old Bronx boy dead. And it appears that’s just for starters.
A rally, organized by Assemblyman Eric Stevenson, was held late Monday afternoon at Forest Houses basketball court where Lloyd Morgan was killed.