According to the police, a 16-year-old have been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of Jaryan Elliot,13, in Belmont last month.
The suspect is reportedly facing charges of murder, manslaughter and criminal posession of weapon charges.
13-year-old Jaryan Elliot was fatally shot on Sunday, July 11 at about 3 p.m. in front of Angels Café on East 187 Street.
According to police reports, the suspect got out of a vehicle and fired shots, hitting Elliot in the chest and leg. Elliot was transported to St. Barnabas Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries
The New York City Police Department [NYPD], previously disclosed they were investigating to determine if the shooting is gang related.
Police are not certain if the suspect was the driver of the car.