Saturday, February 25, 2012

Teen Arrested For 8-Year-Old's Shooting

Police have arrested a teenager in connection with the shooting of an 8-year-old boy outside of a Bronx bodega.

The shooting happened about 7:55 p.m. on Tuesday night.

Police say Eduardo Rodriguez, 15, of the Bronx, rode up on a bike to a group of people standing in front of the store and fired a silver handgun.

8-year-old Armando Vigo was hit in the shoulder. He was taken to Jacobi Medical Center, police said. He was listed in fair condition on Friday.

Police arrested Rodriguez on Friday. He's charged with attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.

Police had said they did not know if Vigo was the intended target.


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