12-year-old boy shot in hand in Longwood barbershop

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Tuesday, June 25, 2024
12-year-old boy shot in hand in Bronx barbershop
Lauren Glassberg has more.

LONGWOOD, Bronx (WABC) -- A 12-year-old was shot in the hand in a barbershop in the Bronx on Tuesday afternoon.

The boy was shot in the left hand on Home Street at around 1:30 p.m.

The child ran to his home on Fox Street where a family member called police.

An ambulance took him to Harlem Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives are waiting to talk to the boy who may have accidentally shot himself. They are also looking into who owns the gun and where it came from.

No arrests have been and police are investigating.

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