NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A 19-year-old was shot in the hand on the Upper East Side Monday morning.

It happened around 8:15 a.m. at 78th Street and 2nd Avenue.

READ MORE: Met Gala Making Its Comeback In September

Sources say the shooting may have been accidental, and that it may have happened while the victim and shooter – a friend – were playing with a gun.

READ MORE: Road To Reopening: Newark Public Schools Welcome Students Back For In-Person Classes

The victim is expected to survive.

MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming Your Way?

Police are still searching for the shooter, and the gun.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

WP Radio
WP Radio