This Article is From Mar 22, 2014

14-year-old boy shoots man dead on bus in US

14-year-old boy shoots man dead on bus in US
New York: New York police say a 14-year-old boy opened fire on a city bus in Brooklyn, fatally shooting a Dominican man in the head.

The shooting happened at about 6:20 pm yesterday on a bus in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.

The boy was taken into custody and a firearm was recovered. No charges were immediately filed.

Police say 39-year-old Angel Rojas of Brooklyn was pronounced dead at the hospital. They say he was not the intended target.

According to reports, the shooting erupted during an argument among a group of teenagers. The newspaper reports that more than one shot was fired.

Relatives say Rojas came to the United States four years ago from the Dominican Republic with his wife and two children.