NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police are looking for the gunman who shot and wounded two people in the Bronx, one of them a teenager.
The shooting happened at around 11 p.m. Friday on East 176th Street and Belmont Avenue in the East Tremont section.
Authorities say a 13-year-old boy was shot in the leg, another person was shot in the back.
The boy was hit while waiting for the bus in a bus shelter. He was struck in the buttocks. The 27-year-old was hit in the leg.
Both victims were transported to Saint Barnabas Hospital and are expected to recover.
It’s still unclear if the two victims knew one another, CBSN New York’s Natalie Duddridge reported.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or 1-888-57-PISTA (74782) for Spanish. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website, by Tweeting @NYPDTips or by texting a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) and then entering TIP577.