A 14 year old boy was Pull on a Harlem city bus Thursday morning, police said.
The teenager was getting on or off the M1 bus at East 139th Street and Fifth Avenue just before 10 a.m. when a bullet grazed his head, cops said.
Police said the gunman followed the boy down the street near his home before opening fire.
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He was rushed to Harlem hospital and is expected to recover.
A man suspected of being the shooter was seen fleeing the scene, according to police sources.
It was the latest incident in a wave of violence involving young New Yorkers.
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Last Thursday, a 13-year-old boy was shot in the knee on a basketball court in the Bronx, allegedly by another 13-year-old boy.
A Post analysis of NYPD data found that at least 21 children were killed by guns or knives between January and September 30 – more than triple the number for the same period in 2019 and 2020.
This article first appeared in the New York Post.