Officers were sent to the area of 14th Avenue and South Sixth Street just after 2 p.m. in response to a ShotSpotter notification. They were then told that a 1-year-old had arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound.READ MORE: NYPD: 4 Suspects In Custody After 3 Subway Riders Slashed Within Minutes In Lower Manhattan
The Newark Department of Public Safety says video footage shows the 1-year-old’s mother, Tytaneisha Wilder, point a handgun at a group of people she was arguing with. The 16-year-old then allegedly fired at Wilder.READ MORE: Long Island Hispanic Bar Association Organizes Free Prom Dress Boutique For Freeport High School Students
The teenage boy was arrested Saturday and faces multiple charges, including aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a weapon.
Wilder, of East Orange, is also facing multiple charges, including endangering the welfare of a child, aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a weapon.MORE NEWS: Crucifix Toppled, American Flag Destroyed At Brooklyn Church
Public safety officials say the 1-year-old is reportedly in stable condition.