Teenager Critically Wounded in Pelham Shooting

By Kevin Deutsch
kdeutsch@bronxjusticenews.com

A 14-year-old boy was critically wounded during a shooting in the Pelham Parkway section of the Bronx Wednesday, authorities said.

First responders  found the teen outside a Wallace Avenue building around 4:15 p.m., with gunshot wounds to his neck and abdomen.

The boy was rushed to Jacobi, where authorities said he was fighting for his life early Thursday.

No arrests have been announced in the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call NYPD Crome Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

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Kevin Deutsch is a Staff Writer for Bronx Justice News covering the criminal justice system, drugs, and DNA use by law enforcement. An award-winning journalist, Deutsch is the author of the true crime books "Pill City" and "The Triangle." He has worked on staff at the Daily News, Miami Herald, Newsday, The Palm Beach Post, and The Riverdale Press. His work has also appeared in Newsweek, Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Forward, The Independent, Huffington Post, Orlando Sentinel, and the New York Post, among other publications. His numerous television appearances include spots on CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN's BookTV. He has also been featured in The New Yorker. A Bronx resident, Deutsch hosts the true crime podcast "A Dark Turn" on the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network.