A 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged in a capturing exterior a New York City highschool that left one teenager useless and two others injured, police introduced Saturday.
The suspect was charged with homicide, tried homicide, and legal possession of a weapon. NBC News is just not naming him as a result of he’s a minor.
Angellyh Yambo, 16, was killed when pictures rang out round 1:40 p.m. Friday close to a South Bronx highschool. Another 16-year-old lady was shot within the shin, and a 17-year-old boy was hit in his buttocks, police stated.
“While Angellyh’s loved ones are devasted, we can pray that this arrest brings them some sense of solace,” New York City Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell stated at a information convention.
The victims had been leaving the varsity when gunfire erupted. Authorities stated Saturday that the 2 teenage ladies had been half a block away once they had been shot. The boy was a block away when he was struck.
Police imagine the suspect fired at the very least six pictures. A motive was unknown, however Deputy Chief Timothy McCormack stated Friday that the shooter was seen on safety video “gesturing to somebody” earlier than opening hearth.
Sewell stated Friday that she believes the gunfire resulted from a dispute.
Mayor Eric Adams referred to as the capturing an unacceptable tragedy.
“We lost a 16 year old baby in the Bronx today. We pray for this young girl, for her family, and for the other two victims in the hospital,” he stated in a tweet.