Friday, June 24, 2016

Man Shot Twice In Bronx Playground Basketball Court

Bloody clothes belonging to the victim and discarded medical items.
(Photos: Geoffrey  Croft/NYC Park Advocates) Click on images to enlarge


By Geoffrey Croft

A 26-year-old male was shot twice late Thursday evening in a playground, NYC Park Advocates has learned.

The  victim was on the basketball courts in Arcilla Playground when a gunman opened fire hitting him once in the right side of this torso and once in his pinky finger according to police.

He was taken to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.

The suspect is described as a tall black male.

The incident occurred at approximately 10:20 pm. The park property is located on 164th Street, between Clay Avenue and Teller Avenue  adjacent to the Urban Science Academy and JHS 145 within the confines of the 44 pct.

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