Five young men shot at Bronx graduation party, video shows victim screaming ‘I got hit!’


Five young men were struck and wounded in a drive-by shooting at a Bronx graduation party early Friday, police said.

The gunfire erupted on Zerega Ave. near Watson Ave. in Unionport around 1 a.m. outside a party for a woman who rented out the bottom floor of the building.

Police believe the suspected shooter had been booted from the party by private security.

Moments later, at least one person opened fire at the crowd from the sunroof of a passing dark-colored sedan, police said.

Video shows aftermath of drive-by shooting at Bronx graduation party.

Surveillance video shared with the Daily News shows several people screaming and running down the street after a gunshot is heard in the distance.

A man in a brown jacket and blue jeans grabs his side and starts limping back toward his friends, the two-minute clip shows.

“I got hit yo! I got hit, I got hit!” he screams.

Investigators at the scene of the shooting in the Bronx.
Investigators at the scene of the shooting in the Bronx. (Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News)

An NYPD cruiser rolls by the shooting scene then returns a few moments later, the clip shows.

A 16-year-old teen was struck in the chest. Three others — ages 17, 20 and 21 — were hit in the leg. A 19-year-old man was shot in the hip, police said.

All the victims were rushed to Jacobi Medical Center and were in stable condition.

The suspects were still being sought Friday.


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