NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 19-year-old was shot in the hand on the Upper East Side Monday morning.
It happened around 8:15 a.m. at 78th Street and 2nd Avenue.READ MORE: NYPD: 4 Suspects In Custody After 3 Subway Riders Slashed Within Minutes In Lower Manhattan
Monday afternoon, police arrested 18-year-old Colin Radigan. He was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and assault.READ MORE: Long Island Hispanic Bar Association Organizes Free Prom Dress Boutique For Freeport High School Students
Sources say Radigan and several friends were on the rooftop at the time. Radigan was allegedly holding the weapon, when it accidentally discharged, hitting the victim, his 19-year-old friend, in the hand.MORE NEWS: Crucifix Toppled, American Flag Destroyed At Brooklyn Church
The weapon has been recovered.