MORRISANIA, Bronx – A Bronx girl is recovering Thursday morning after being shot by a pellet gun while she was sitting in class.
It happened Wednesday around 2:30 p.m. at P.S. 63 Author's Academy on Franklin Avenue. School Safety Union believes the shooter in a building across the street of the school had fired the pellet gun.
Police say the 10-year-old girl was struck in the chest. She was taken to a local hospital and was later released.
The NYPD arrested 19-year-old Anfernee Olivo of the Bronx. He faces assault and reckless endangerment charges, police said.