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Teen injured in shooting while trying to board Harlem bus: NYPD

Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Detectives are looking for a suspect who injured a teenager during a shooting in Harlem.

According to police, at 9:55 a.m. on Oct. 14 a 14-year-old boy was boarding an M1 bus in front of 70 West 139th Street when an unknown man approached him. The man fired two shots at the teen, grazing him on the left side of his head.

The suspect fled the scene on foot eastbound on West 139th Street. The victim was taken to Harlem Hospital in stable condition.

The NYPD released a photo and video of the suspect:

Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.

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