3 arrested after man shot near Rockland County transportation center

SPRING VALLEY, Rockland County (WABC) -- Three people have been arrested after a man was shot in the stomach in Rockland County Thursday afternoon.

Spring Valley police say the 30-year-old victim was shot in broad daylight at 1 Municipal Plaza, near the Transportation Center, around 2 p.m.

He was transported to Westchester Medical Center by ambulance where he underwent emergency surgery, and he is expected to survive.

Two men were seen running from the plaza, where Metro-North and several bus lines stop.

Later Thursday, two individuals were arrested and charged with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the shooting.

The suspects were identified as 23-year-old Tarique Wilson, of Spring Valley, and a 17-year-old juvenile male from Haverstraw who police say was in possession of loaded illegal handgun.

The, Friday morning, a 17-year-old juvenile female from Spring Valley was also arrested in connection with the shooting.

She was also charged with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon, though her role is unclear at this point.

Circumstances and the motive for the shooting have still not been released.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

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