Man wanted in connection with shooting of 15-year-old in the Bronx

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THE BRONX — Police asked for the public’s help Monday to find a young man suspected of opening fire in the Bronx and striking a 15-year-old boy.

Police say they want to speak with this man about a shooting in the Bronx on July 12, 2015, that wounded a 15-year-old boy. (Photo: NYPD)

Police say they want to speak with this man about a shooting in the Bronx on July 12, 2015, that wounded a 15-year-old boy. (Photo: NYPD)

The shooting happened shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday in front of 568 East 169 St., police said. Officers arrived at the scene to find the teenage victim suffering from a gunshot wound to his left leg. The boy was taken to a hospital where he is listed in stable condition, police said.

Police said they are searching for a man whose Facebook name is “Bigbank Pablo.” They released a photo of him with a call for tips in the case.

Anyone with information is urged to call NYPD’s anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline at 800-577-TIPS.