Bed-Stuy shooting leaves teenager wounded: NYPD

A 17-year old boy was shot in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Wednesday morning following a recent slight uptick in violence in the area. 

At approximately 9:14 a.m., officers from the 79th Precinct responded to reports of a shooting on Macon Street and Nostrand Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim with a gunshot wound to his back. The victim was taken by EMS to Health+Hospitals/Kings County in stable condition.

Officers of the 79th police precinct at the scene of a shooting in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Police roped off the intersection where the shooting occurred.Photo by Lloyd Mitchell

At this time, there have been no arrests in connection with the crime and the investigation remains ongoing.