NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD has made multiple arrests in a shooting that injured a father as he shielded his three children.
A total of seven people now face charges. The NYPD says they are all gang members.READ MORE: MTA To Start Issuing $50 Fines To Riders Not Wearing Masks
The shooting happened last September at a car dealership in Eastchester.
🚨WANTED for ASSAULT: On 9/21/20 at approx 7:20 PM, inside of 4077 Boston Rd in the Bronx, 3 suspects fired multiple shots at a male who then returned fire, striking a male bystander who was attempting to shield his 3 kids. Any info, call or DM @NYPDTips at 800-577-TIPS. pic.twitter.com/0CMcWsXt1mREAD MORE: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Pay Visit To New York City
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) September 22, 2020
Surveillance video shows the father throwing himself on top of his children.MORE NEWS: Public Meetings Begin On Controversial Congestion Pricing Plan
A bullet struck him in the thigh. He survived.