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Boy, 16, fatally shot in Bronx after three latest gun arrests: NYPD

A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot on a Bronx avenue three weeks after being arrested for carrying a gun, police stated Thursday.

Nisayah was shot within the chest and head on E. 187th St. close to Clinton Ave. in Crotona about 12:50 p.m. Wednesday, cops stated. EMS rushed him to Saint Barnabas Hospital however he couldn’t be saved.

Nisayah Sanchez is the third teen killed within the metropolis in two days.

A 23-year-old man confirmed up at St. Barnabas Hospital a short while later with gunshot wounds to his left arm and proper foot, police stated. Cops decided he was wounded in the identical capturing that killed Nisayah. He’s anticipated to get better.

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea stated Nisayah had a legal document “so long as my arm.”

“Take a look at this little one — and he’s a toddler,” Shea stated on PIX11 Thursday morning. “He’s 16 years outdated and he’s arrested for a gun weeks earlier than. As soon as earlier than that he was arrested for a gun. A month earlier than that he was arrested for a gun.”

“How do you’ve a 16-year-old arrested in a month thrice with weapons?” Shea stated. “And I’m not speaking in regards to the occasions he was arrested for slashing individuals with a machete and with a dagger.”

Nisayah and the older sufferer had been standing on E. 187th St. when two males exited a grey Honda Accord and opened hearth, hitting them a number of occasions, cops stated. The gunmen drove off and haven’t been caught.

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