Gunman on scooter missed intended victim; killed 11-year-old girl instead, police say

5/17/2022 11:45:00 AM

An 11-year-old girl who was shot and killed in the Bronx on Monday afternoon was a bystander. Police said a gunman on a scooter missed his intended target.

An 11-year-old girl who was shot and killed in the Bronx on Monday afternoon was a bystander. Police said a gunman on a scooter missed his intended target.

An 11-year-old girl who was shot and killed in the Bronx on Monday afternoon was a bystander. Police said a gunman on a scooter missed his intended target.

Email 11-year-old girl fatally shot in the Bronx The NYPD said that an 11-year-old girl who was shot in the Bronx on Monday was a bystander.NEW YORK -- An 11-year-old girl fighting for her life after being shot by a stray bullet on Monday evening.The girl was shot while on Westchester Avenue in the Foxhurst neighborhood, by two suspects on a moped, two law enforcement sources said.Officers brief the media after an 11-year-old girl was shot in the Bronx on Monday.

She was taken to Lincoln Hospital where she died.NEW YORK An 11-year-old girl was fatally shot in the Bronx on Monday afternoon.Police said some men on mopeds were driving by and suddenly opened fire on another man who was standing on the street.The girl was with family near Westchester Avenue and Fox Street in the Longwood section when gunfire erupted at about 4:50 p.The two men on the moped, both wearing dark-colored sweatshirts, immediately fled from the scene of the shooting, heading north on Fox Street.m.m., striking her in the abdomen, police said.at the intersection of Westchester Avenue and Fox Street in Foxhurst, the NYPD said.

She was not the shooter's intended target.She apparently hid behind a car, but still would up getting shot.Two men on a scooter were chasing another man who was fleeing on foot, police said.One man on the scooter opened fire at the man on the street but missed, Assistant Chief Philip Rivera said at a news conference.People inside came to her aid."The passenger on the scooter began to shoot at the male," Rivera said."One round traveled down Fox Street and struck an 11-year-old, who was standing in front of 993 Fox Street.Right now the girl is in critical condition at Lincoln Hospital.Commanding Officer of Detective Borough Bronx Timothy McCormack called for more governmental support while briefing the media Monday night.

" Officers who responded to the shooting helped get the girl into an ambulance, which rushed her to Health and Hospitals/Lincoln in critical condition, Rivera said.A few hours later, the said the girl had died.Check back soon for more on this developing story.Security Video: Gunman on scooter The NYPD released this video from a security camera showing two men on a scooter chasing a man on a sidewalk in the Bronx; the scooter passenger then fires one shot but misses.Police said he hit an 11-year-old girl who was a bystander.The men on the scooter and the man who was fleeing them got away.” The shooting added to a list of similar tragedies throughout the city so far this year, including the shooting death of a.

Police are hoping to identify and find them.Assistant Chief Timothy McCormack said police will try to track down the scooter but it is "extremely difficult and time-consuming." "It is troubling that this is happening in our society today, when the NYPD, we know how to fight crime and we're doing it with the best of our ability," McCormack said."I think the other part of the criminal justice system need to step up and take the responsibility for what's going on." Advertisement Girl shot in the Bronx briefing Assistant Chief Philip Rivera and Deputy Chief Timothy McCormack brief reporters about the shooting of an 11-year-old girl on a street in the Bronx.

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