THE BRONX, N.Y. (PIX11) — Police are looking for a suspect who approached a teenage boy in the Bronx on Tuesday and fired at him multiple times.
The 15-year-old victim was walking near a Walton Avenue pawn shop when the unknown suspect approached him, displayed a firearm, and shot him multiple times. One of those shots hit the victim in the head, police said.
The suspect fled in an unknown direction after the attack.
The teenage victim was taken to a nearby hospital, police described his condition as stable.
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