An alleged gangster, a 17-year-old teenager, is arrested in New York for a school shooting that left three injured.
Police sources said Thursday that a 17-year-old alleged gunman was arrested for a shooting near a Brooklyn high school that left two teenagers and a security guard injured last week.
The teenager, whose name has not been released because he is a minor, is suspected of opening fire near Williamsburg Charter High School on Feb. 8, resulting in a 37-year-old security guard being shot in the neck and two students, a boy. and a girl with leg injuries.
He is expected to be charged with numerous attempted murders, sources said.
The gunman fired at least four 9mm rounds during a hand-to-hand fight after school, which a guard was trying to break up when shots rang out – the incident was filmed on video from a mobile phone.
According to sources, the shootings on Varet and Belaya streets were due to a quarrel between two street gangs – Wortman Avenue Gantsas and Road to Wealth.
Brooklyn detectives tracked down the suspect in the shooting, who was not a charter school student, using CCTV footage and eyewitness accounts, sources said.
As a teenager, he was already involved in robberies and robberies, according to sources, and is currently on probation for unrelated weapons possession since August.
Video footage of the shooting shows students yelling “Oh my God!” and run for cover inside the school, including the injured teenagers and a security guard.
The police responded to the Varet Street school call after two 911 calls.
Dozens of teenagers were fighting outside the school around 2:00 pm when a security guard rushed to intervene before he heard gunshots and realized he had been hit.
According to sources, he dragged the teenagers into the building and called the police.
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