The 15-year-old boy who was shot exterior of a Police Athletic League recreation heart within the Bronx on Thursday evening has died from accidents, police mentioned.
Josue Lopez-Ortega was shot within the head after gunfire erupted in entrance of the power on Longwood Avenue close to Fox Road round 8:50 p.m., in keeping with cops.
He was taken to Lincoln Hospital in vital situation and died of his wounds Friday, the NYPD mentioned.
A 16-year-old boy was additionally struck within the leg within the taking pictures and was hospitalized in steady situation.
The 2 have been amongst a crowd of individuals leaving the rec heart once they have been shot, police sources mentioned.
Each teenagers seem to have been focused, cops mentioned.
No arrests have been made.
Sources mentioned that one other group was passing by the world across the time of the taking pictures, although it stays unclear if that’s the place the gunfire got here from.
Police are investigating whether or not the taking pictures was in retaliation associated to a combat between two teams earlier within the week, police and sources mentioned.