Family identifies 14-year-old boy who was fatally shot outside Mount Vernon apartment complex

Zyaire Fernandez was shot at the Levister Towers apartment complex on South 9th Avenue.

News 12 Staff

Mar 11, 2023, 1:36 AM

Updated 435 days ago

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The family of the 14-year-old boy who was fatally shot in Mount Vernon on Thursday confirmed his identity as Zyaire Fernandez.
He was shot at the Levister Towers apartment complex on South 9th Avenue.
Sources tell News 12 a second teen was also shot but has suffered injuries that were not life-threatening.
Mount Vernon police said their detectives are working with the FBI Safe Streets Task Force and the Westchester County Police on the investigation.
There was no word yet on whether anyone was in custody as of Friday night.


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