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14 yo gunman opens fire on bus in New York

Bishkek (AKIpress) - A 14-year-old gunman opened fire during a dispute on a New York City bus in Brooklyn on Thursday evening, fatally shooting a 39-year-old passenger in the head, the authorities said, the New York media report.

The attack happened about 6:20 p.m. on a B15 bus on Marcus Garvey Boulevard near Lafayette Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The police said there was an argument involving several teenagers on the bus, though they did not know what it was about. The gunman fired more than one shot, the police said, and witnesses described hearing three or four.

The victim, identified by the police as Angel Rojas of East Flatbush, was rushed to Woodhull Medical Center, where he died a short time later, the police and emergency workers said. It was not clear whether he was an intended target, the police said. No other injuries were reported.

The teenager was taken into custody, and authorities said they seized a revolver from him. No charges had been filed as of late Thursday night.


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