Police Seek Suspect in Shooting of Boy, 8

The child was hit in the shoulder but is expected to be OK.

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    Surveillance video shows the victim clutching his shoulder after he was shot by a gunman on a bike, according to police. Roseanne Colletti reports.

    Police continue to search for a suspect in connection with the shooting of an 8-year-old boy outside a deli in the Bronx on Tuesday, sources tell NBC New York.

    Detectives believe the shooting was some type of retaliatory incident, sources say. Police spoke with the intended target of the shooting on Friday.

    The boy was at the Papa Yala's Deli and Grocery in the Soundview section when a bullet struck his shoulder.

    Surveillance Video Shows Boy, 8, at Deli Shooting

    [NY] Surveillance Video Shows Boy, 8, at Deli Shooting
    Surveillance video shows an 8-year-old boy outside Papa Yala's Deli and Grocery in the Soundview section of the Bronx, where he was shot. At about 24 seconds in, the clip shows him holding his shoulder, where he was shot. He is expected to be OK.

    Witnesses rushed to the injured boy's aid and helped him while they waited for the ambulance.

    Store clerk Mahmood Abdulrub said the child was calm.

    8-Year-Old Shot Outside Bronx Deli

    [NY] 8-Year-Old Shot Outside Bronx Deli
    Police say an 8-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder outside a store in the Soundview section of the Bronx. The gunman remains on the loose. Ida Siegal reports.

    "He wasn't crying or anything like that -- he was just stunned, I guess," Abdulrub said.

    The boy was taken to Jacobi Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his shoulder. He is expected to be OK.