Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Teen -17 Shot In Back At Grady Playground After Intervening In Robbery

A teen was shot and seriously wounded at Grady Park.
A teen was shot and seriously wounded at Grady Playground in Brighton Beach after school today. (Photo: Todd Maisel/New York Daily News


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.

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New York Daily News - June 6, 2012 - By Joe Kemp


  1. I am thankful to be alive. Things could've gotten worse for the people in the park. I am still shaken up by the incident & also how children these days are handling their problems. When I was going to school the only weapon we used was our mouths. It's also sad the incident happened right behind a precinct & still cops & paramedics took 30 minutes to come onto the scenario what God forbid could've been deadly.

  2. My prayers goes out to both parties families. I just hope that this incident doesn't replay in more years to come as I'm a single parent of two boys. I could only imagine what is going through these boys' parents minds. Just please young men & women think before acting this will guarantee you of you never making a trip(s) to the big house for any regrets because it's a crazy disgusting world where both men & women treat you like their personal pet since they haven't seen either a man or woman since they have been there except for the workers.