In yet another incident of gun violence in New York City, a 16-year-old boy was shot near a playground in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx on Thursday.
The incident took place close to P.S.
49, as per the reports.
The police have not yet revealed the motive behind the shooting and are searching for two suspects.
However, they have recovered a gun from the crime scene.
The victim was immediately rushed to the hospital and is currently said to be in stable condition.
This incident highlights the urgent need to address the issue of gun violence in the city.