Arrest made after weekend shooting of 11-year-old boy

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — Police have arrested a man in the shooting of an 11-year-old boy in East Harlem Sunday afternoon, a source told PIX11’s Nicole Johnson.

Marcus McNeil, 27, has been arrested, and is expected to be charged with attempted murder, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon, according to the source.

The boy was shot in the leg in East Harlem on Sunday afternoon, police said.

The child was entering a store near East 109th Street and Madison Avenue around 3:20 p.m. when a then-unidentified man fired multiple shots, one of which struck the boy in the left thigh, according to police.

AlertMe
Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.