STAPLETON, Staten Island (PIX11) — A 13-year-old boy was fatally shot in the head at a Staten Island playground Friday, police said Tuesday.
Authorities found Jamoure Harrell with a gunshot wound to the head inside Reverend Doctor Maggie Howard Playground near Tompkins Avenue and Broad Street in Stapelton just before 4 p.m., according to the NYPD.
The boy was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died Monday, police said. Harrell’s death has been ruled a homicide.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged Tuesday with murder, assault, criminal use of a firearm, and menacing, police said.