Four Youths Shot in Multiple Shooting in the Bronx - NBC New York

Four Youths Shot in Multiple Shooting in the Bronx

The victims, ranging from ages 10 to 14, are all expected to survive their injuries



    Four Youths Shot in Multiple Shooting in the Bronx
    Police are looking for Oneil Dasilva, who they say opened fire at a Bronx party.

    Eleven people were shot, including four children, at separate shootings in the same precinct in the Bronx this weekend.
    The first victim was a 10-year-old who was with his father near Westchester Avenue early Saturday morning when, police say, three suspects pulled up next to the father and son and opened fire. 

    The father was hit in the finger, and the son was grazed by a bullet. 
    The three other victims, an 11-year-old, a 13-year-old, and a 14-year-old, were shot at a party early Sunday morning. Five other people -- including a 24-year-old in critical condition -- were shot when the suspect, Oneil Dasilva, opened fire at the party.
    All four young victims are expected to survive their injuries.
    Police are now looking for Dasilva, 17, from Mount Vernon. They urge anybody with information about his whereabouts to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.
    Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released a statement Sunday morning condemning the "despicable, cowardly violence" that has descended on the borough not only this weekend, but throughout the summer. He urged people with knowledge of illegal guns to call 866-GUN-STOP to anonymously report guns to the police.
    "The violence must stop," he said.
    It's been a violent weekend in New York, with 24 shot in 14 separate incidents across the boroughs.
    In an appearance at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn Sunday morning, Mayor Bloomberg also noted the violence this weekend, mentioning it in remarks he made at a question and answer forum outside the church.