Police: 13-year-old suffers gunshot wounds in Yonkers

The preliminary investigation found that the injuries may have been the result of a self-inflicted, accidental discharge inside a home.

News 12 Staff

Nov 19, 2022, 12:17 PM

Updated 552 days ago

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Police say a 13-year-old boy was injured after shots were fired Friday night in Yonkers.
Authorities say the boy suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds to his hand and leg on Linden Street shortly after 9 p.m.
The preliminary investigation found that the injuries may have been the result of a self-inflicted, accidental discharge inside a home.
The teen was taken to a local area trauma center and is expected to make a full recovery.
Police say they have recovered a firearm. They say they're not looking for any suspects and the community is not in danger.


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