Police: Suspects Were Shooting At 3 Males At East 175th & Clinton In Bronx

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying three suspects wanted in connection with a non-fatal shooting that took place in the Bronx.

At 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday, police responded to a report of a shooting at the corner of East 175 Street and Prospect Avenue. Officers arrived on the scene and found a 9-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the right foot.

EMS arrived and transported the victim to Jacobi Hospital, where he was treated and released, police said.

Upon further investigation authorities determined that three suspects had been shooting at three unknown males in the vicinity of East 175 street and Clinton Avenue. Their shots struck the victim and no one else, police said.

The suspects fled the scene in a white Chevy Impala.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting or the identity of the suspects has been asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 800-577-TIPS.

The public can also submit tips online at http://www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting 274637(CRIMES) and entering TIP577.

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