14-year-old boy leaves MTA bus the grass of bullet in Harlem

HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -A 14-year-old boy on an MTA bus was grazed by a bullet when shots were fired outside the vehicle in Harlem Thursday morning.

The shots were fired on Lenox Avenue and West 139 Street just before 10 a.m. as it appears the teenager either boarded or left the bus.

He was grazed in the head and treated on the spot before being rushed to NYC Health + Hospitals / Harlem.

His injuries were described as minor.

The suspect fled the scene and was not immediately arrested.

It is unclear whether the teenager was the intended target.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information should call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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