NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 13-year-old faces attempted murder, assault and harassment charges after opening fire at a Bronx playground.
It happened inside Hunts Point Playground just before 6 p.m. Thursday.READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell, Former Secretary Of State, Dies At 84 Due To Complications From COVID-19
Surveillance video shows the child, who appears to be holding a gun.
Police say he got into an argument with another 13-year-old boy and shot him in the knee.READ MORE: Gen. Colin Powell Remembered Fondly At His Alma Mater, CCNY, And In The Bronx, Where He Was Raised
Investigators said the boy ran from the scene with four other people.
Police say the boy’s mother recognized him from the surveillance video and turned him in.MORE NEWS: Report: Feds May Allow Americans To Get Different COVID Booster Than Vaccine They First Received
The suspect has been released to his family’s custody pending his next court appearance.