NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 14-year-old Brooklyn boy is in critical condition after being shot in the back of the head Wednesday night, police said.
The boy had been walking with at least one friend when they encountered a group of people around 11 p.m. at the corner of Cornelia Street and Evergreen Avenue in Bushwick, police said.READ MORE: Man Sets Fire To Christmas Tree Outside News Building In Midtown
One person opened fire, striking the teen in the head.READ MORE: Rangers Stay Red Hot, Get 4 Points From Panarin In Rout Of Blackhawks
The boy, who has not been identified, was rushed to Brookdale Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
The shooting apparently happened following an earlier dispute.MORE NEWS: NYC Hospitality Alliance: Mayor De Blasio 'Grinch' For Vaccine Mandate That May Keep Tourists With Young Children Away
No arrests have been made.