The young boy and girl nearly killed in a brazen Bronx shooting are bruised, terrified and unable to sleep after the ordeal, their parents said Monday.
Horrifying video showed Mia, 13, and her brother, Christian, 5, dodging death as a gunman blasted at least a half-dozen bullets at a man just inches away from the children in Mt. Eden around 7 p.m. Thursday.
As police continue their hunt for the gunmen, their parents, Christian and Dyanna, said the children haven’t been able to get past what happened.
“The kids have a bunch of bruises. My daughter can’t move her arm. My son has bruises all over. He’s traumatized, can’t sleep. When he hears a noise, he gets nervous,” the boy’s father, also named Christian, said in Spanish, ABC 7 reported.
The two children were standing outside a bodega on Sheridan Ave. near E. Mt. Eden Ave., across the street from their apartment, when a gunman chased after a man.
The man barreled into Mia and Christian, sending all three sprawling to the sidewalk, tangled.
The gunman didn’t let the kids’ presence stop him: He opened fire at least six times, hitting the man identified by sources as Hassan Wright, 24 — in the back and both legs, as an accomplice yelled, “Kill him! Kill him!” Wright survived.
The children’s mother, Dayana, said she had no idea who Wright was. The kids, us, we don’t know that person,” she said, ABC 7 reported. “They were not with that person.”
Cops have released a clear photo of one of the suspects in the shooting, and are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.
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Ayannah Presley, take note.
Libs, this is what you really need to be thinking about in your zeal for gun control and defunding the police. You need to stop playing your political games and rid yourselves of your imaginary grievances. This is what happens when you people get control and enact your insane policies. An Angel was looking out for those two children. The gunman was oblivious as to their safety—and note that it is the gunman working the gun and not the gun itself causing the violence. Every Liberal who looks at this and fails to see the real problem is no better than the gunman.
AND WHEN You condone and even CELEBRATE gang culture, THIS IS What the result will be!
The defund the police, put no criminals in prison, communist Mayor de Blasio. Hey liberals who vote for these communist Democrats, when are you sheep going to wake up? How do you sheep voters like the high crime?
Unfortunately i fear they are too STUPID TO wake the hell up…
When are politicians going to start grabbing illegal guns of thugs used this way with police raids instead of targeting safely locked up guns of legal gun-owners who commit no crimes? Disarming gangs repeatedly and locking up criminals who use guns is what anyone who actually wants to decrease gun crime does, instead of mere POSTURING and bullying the innocent.
What mayor and marshal in the Wild West disarmed the townspeople instead of the outlaws? Dem-run ruined cities are the Wild West of 2021.
The answer is. NEVER!
They only go after us law abiding citizens, NEVER THE GANGS.. I honestly think they are toO SCARED to ever bother trying.
You’ll notice the Commie Daily News made no mention of the fact that the Bronx Bolshevik and other Radicals want to strip these neighborhoods of police.
See my new book, “American Ochlocracy: Black Lives Matter & Mob Rule,” 2021
The thesis of the book is the Left-wing of the Democratic Party (including the “Gang of Four” supporters in Congress and 100s of governors, majors and city councilmen in Democratic states). has allied itself the party with a radical, Marxist, revolutionary protest organization, Black Lives Matter. The goal is to overthrow the US government, its capitalist economy, and societal institutions. This alliance is funded by Wall Street and Silicon Valley billionaires.The book also includes a detailed explanation of the origins of Black Lives Mater and it modus operandi using Twitter to organize and mobilize its protestors which often degenerate into riots, looting and destroying police department and downtown business districts.
Can we get some more whiny white liberal college kids who were swept up into the disingenuous BLM movement out of their Democrat party guilt trip lecture us again about the sanctity of life when it comes to blacks? Oh please. . get in our faces . . call us racists . ..blame the police for putting their lives on the line to deter thugs of color . ..
They wil GLADLY take your offer to get in our face, and tell us how privileged they are, WHILE LIVING OFF mommy and Daddy’s earnings, like good little leeches.
If you live in new york city, you’re next. Do you think your gated communities, and gun control will keep you safe? Think again!