Teen busted in connection to pair of NYC BB gun shootings

Cops say that a 14-year old boy was arrested in connection with two brazen BB guns shootings by a fruit stand worker, and MTA employee. 

The boy, whose name wasn’t released because of his age, was nabbed Tuesday, police said Wednesday. 

Cops say the teen was one of four people who targeted a 73 year-old Olinville man at a White Plains Road fruit stand near East 219th Street on Nov. 3. 

Police said that the crew attacked the employee with the BB gun and recorded the attack at 10:50 p.m. on a cellphone. 

Cops reported that he was stable and with a facial cut. 

Then around 9 p.m. Nov. 8, the suspects allegedly walked up to the open window of a southbound 2 train on the East 219th Street platform, and fired the BB gun at a 37-year-old male conductor’s face before taking off, police said. 

According to cops, he was also taken to St. Barnabas Hospital with a cut across his face. 

Trevor Thomas.
The group of teens allegedly walked up to the open window of a southbound 2 train and fired the BB gun at conductor Trevor Thomas’ face.
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According to authorities, the teenager was arrested for assault and criminal possession. 

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