Mount Vernon officials: Teen shot on MTA bus is son of deputy police commissioner

Mount Vernon officials say a teen shot on an MTA bus over the weekend is the son of Deputy Police Commissioner Jennifer Lackard.

News 12 Staff

Jan 24, 2023, 3:42 PM

Updated 547 days ago

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Mount Vernon officials say a teen shot on an MTA bus over the weekend is the son of Deputy Police Commissioner Jennifer Lackard.
Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard said in a statement that they are "saddened by this tragic news" and that they are praying for Lackard's family.
Police say the 17-year-old victim was wounded during an apparent gang-related fight with other young people.
It happened on a bus in the Soundview section of the Bronx around 6 p.m. Saturday.
He was shot once in the chest and is in stable condition at a hospital.
There have been no arrests at this point.


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