By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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Monday afternoon, police arrested 18-year-old Colin Radigan. He was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and assault.

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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.

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The weapon has been recovered.

CBSNewYork Team