Brooklyn man charged in shooting that wounded teen bystander

Brooklyn man charged in shooting that wounded teen bystander

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

The NYPD has arrested and charged a suspect in the shooting of a teenaged bystander as well as another man in Brooklyn.

Police on Friday charged Kareem Potomont, 21, with two counts of attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, criminal use of a firearm, and reckless endangerment in connection with the shooting that took place near a bus stop on Flatbush Avenue on Monday, April 14.

Potomont is accused of firing at someone in the area, hitting him in the leg. But Gama Droiville, 13, was also shot, authorities said. Droiville, who had been waiting for a bus, was hit above the eye and is listed in serious condition. He was not the target.

Police arrested Potomont in Queens on Thursday evening.

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