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.
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.