A 17-year-old boy was shot in the back Wednesday after he tried to intervene during a robbery near a Brooklyn school, police sources said, according to the New York Daily News.
The teen witnessed four young men holding up a passerby on Brighton Fourth Road and Brighton Fourth Street near William E. Grady High School in Brighton Beach about 2:50 p.m., the sources said.
The boy jumped in between and tussled with the four until a gunman opened fire, sources said. The good Samaritan was hit by a bullet in the back.
Cops collared the four suspects soon after the shooting, police said. A gun was recovered near the scene.
Charges were pending.
The unidentified victim was taken to Lutheran Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.Read More: