Man Shot At East Harlem’s Wagner Houses

A man was hospitalized with minor injuries after being shot in the chest at East Harlem’s Wagner Houses public housing complex, an NYPD spokeswoman said.

The man was shot just before 4:30 p.m. in front of a Wagner Houses building on East 124th Street between First and Second avenues, police said.

Medics rushed him to a nearby hospital, and he is expected to survive the injuries reports Patch.

Police arrested one person near the scene of the shooting and recovered a firearm, an NYPD spokeswoman said.

The spokeswoman could not confirm whether the person arrested is a man or woman and said the investigation remains ongoing.


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