12-year-old boy was shot in the leg in Harlem

Around 8:30pm Sunday 12-year-old child received a bullet wound in the leg. It happened in new York on East 113th Street near Lexington Avenue in East Harlem. Circumstances of incident are investigated, conducted a search for witnesses.

The event was reported to the police visitors to El Barrio Superette, where he ran a wounded boy. The victim was taken to medical center Cornell, his condition is stable heavy. In place no one was arrested. The NYPD does not give information about whether the boy is the victim of a deliberate attack or injury is the result of careless handling of weapons.

At the time police limited traffic on East 113th Street.

Boy shot in leg at East Harlem housing development https://t.co/YWifa6Y2eF pic.twitter.com/xmCu4Pa558

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But in any case, the incident is likely to be another argument in the mouth of the initiators of the new measures tightening rules for legal gun owners. As reported by the USA.one, in the Senate of the state of new York, a draft decision, which will force gun owners to pay for substantial insurance to cover the damages in cases of intentional or reckless use of weapons. In addition, resolver will be obliged to carefully examine the accounts of the applicants for a license in social networks.