Tuesday, September 6, 2011

"This violence must stop."

Eight people are wounded by deranged, gun wielding teenager in the Bronx.

THE BRONX - Police are looking for a teen in connection with a shooting at a New York City party that wounded eight people, including children.

One of the victims is in critical condition.

Authorities say a 17-year-old from Mt. Vernon, N.Y., opened fire around 3:40 a.m. Sunday at the party in the Bronx.

It happened at 651 East 221 Street in the Williamsbridge section.

A 24-year-old man was shot in the chest and hospitalized in critical condition.

The other victims include a 21-year-old man shot in the thigh; a 19-year-old man shot in the buttocks; a 24-year-old man shot in the forearm; a 14-year-old girl shot in the back; a 17-year-old boy shot in the pelvis; an 11-year-old boy shot in the leg, and a 13-year-old girl shot in the thigh.

All are in stable condition. This shooting was one of 67 shootings in the NYC area over the weekend.