In a press convention on Saturday, NYPD commissioner Keechant Sewell introduced that police have arrested a suspect in Friday’swithin the Bronx that killed a 16-year-old lady, Angellyh Yambo, and wounded two different unidentified youngsters, who’re anticipated to get better.
The suspect, a 17-year-old male, is charged with homicide, tried homicide and legal possession of a weapon, Sewell said.
“Whereas Angellyh’s family members are devastated, we are able to pray that this arrest brings them some sense of solace,” Sewell mentioned throughout the.
Deputy Chief Timothy McCormack of the Bronx Borough Detectives mentioned that the suspect was positioned into custody on Friday night time. Responding to questions throughout the press convention, McCormack mentioned that Yambo and one other teenager had been hit from a distance of a half-block and the third teenager from a full block, and that six shell casings had been recovered on the crime scene.
The capturing transpired within the Melrose part of the South Bronx at a time when the three youngsters had been strolling dwelling from their highschool, police mentioned on Friday. Talking in a press convention after the capturing, McCormack defined that two folks had been arguing from reverse sides of the road on the intersection of 156th Avenue and Saint St Anne’s Avenue, when one pulled out a gun and opened hearth, putting the three youngsters.