Police arrest teen in connection with shooting on Leland Avenue and Elm Street in New Rochelle

The shooting occurred at around 2:30 p.m. on Leland Avenue and Elm Street. (8/6/13)

NEW ROCHELLE - Police in New Rochelle have arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with a shooting that wounded one person in the leg.

The shooting occurred at around 2:30 p.m. on Leland Avenue and Elm Street.

Police say a woman was shot a number of times in the leg. News 12 has learned that the shots were fired from a BB gun.

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The victim was taken to Sound Shore Medical Center, but her injuries were not life-threatening.

Police say the boy could face assault charges. They also say that they don’t believe the woman was the intended target.

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