NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two teenagers have been arrested in connection to a weekend shooting that injured a 76-year-old bystander.
According to police, someone pulled out a gun and fired one round at a group of people before running away.
The bullet went through a car window and grazed the back of a 76-year-old woman’s neck. She was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested Saturday and charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
Police said Monday that a 14-year-old boy was arrested and charged with attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
The names of the two teenagers have not been released.
Police say if the bullet had struck the victim at even a slightly different angle, it could have killed her.