HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police have made an arrest in a shooting that injured a 14-year-old boy as he got onto an MTA bus in Harlem in October.
A 16-year-old suspect was arrested Monday on charges of attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
Surveillance video showed the suspect opening fire on West 139th Street at 10 a.m. in the morning.
A bullet grazed the 14-year-old victim's head as he boarded the M1 bus.
Police believe he was the shooter's intended target.
Fortunately, his injuries were described as minor at the time.
The 39-year-old bus operator was directly behind where the shooting took place, but he was reportedly protected by the shield placed around the driver's seat.
A second round struck the windshield.
The bus operator was hospitalized for trauma and a minor injury to his left hand.
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