Shooting At East Harlem Housing Complex Leaves 14-year-old Boy, 2 Men Wounded

August 5, 2016

wagner housing projects in harlemA gunman opened fire at an East Harlem housing complex Thursday night, wounding two men and a teenage boy, police sources said.

Shots rang out at the Robert F. Wagner Houses on First Ave. by E 120th St. just before 7 p.m., according to the sources.

The shooter, who wore his hair in braids with blonde tips, blasted a 14-year-old boy twice in the right arm and once in the torso, police said.

He also shot two 23-year-old men, hitting one in the right arm and the other in the left leg, cops said.

All three were rushed to area hospitals before emergency responders arrived, cops said. All are expected to survive.

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The teen and one of the men went to Metropolitan Hospital, and the other man to Harlem Hospital.

The shooter, described as a black man wearing black shorts, with braids and blonde tips, was accompanied by a black woman who was wearing blue jeans, a white shirt and red-and-white sneakers, police sources said.

They ran off with two other women, the sources said.

Via source

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