Suspects Sought In Paintball Attack On Paterson Teen

Suspects Sought In Paintball Attack On Paterson Teen


SYSTEM THAT WILL ALLOW THE PRESIDENT TO SEND PUBLIC MORNINGS TO EVERY PERSON CELL PHONE. POLICE IDENTIFY A 14-YEAR- OLD BOY AS A SUSPECT IN A DEADLY SHOOTING AT A BROOKLYN BASKETBALL COURT. GOOD AFTERNOON EVERYONE. WE BEGIN WITH THE PAINTBALL ATTACK IN NEW JERSEY. THE 14-YEAR-OLD BOY LEFT WITH MORE THAN ONE DOZEN WELTS ALL OVER HIS BODY AFTER BEING SHOT LAST NIGHT. THE SUSPECT WAS JUST FEET AWAY FROM HIM WHEN HE OPENED FIRE. WE ARE LIVE IN PATTERSON WITH THE BOYS MOTHER. Reporter: YOU CAN STILL SEE THE PAINT ALL OVER THE STAIRS HERE, ALL OVER THE FRONT DOOR OF THE HOME AND RIGHT NEXT TO AND ON THE SIDE OF THEIR HOME AS WELL. IT HAPPENED AS SOON AS THE 14- YEAR-OLD BOY OPENED THE DOOR. NOW HIS ENTIRE BODY IS COVERED IN WELTS. SKIN RIPPED OPEN, HUGE RED WELTS ALL OVER HIS BODY. THIS AFTER 14-YEAR-OLD BRIAN VASQUEZ IT WAS SHOT WITH A PAINTBALL GUN. OUT OF NOWHERE, HE STARTED SHOOTING. Reporter: HER SON TOO TERRIFIED TO SPEAK ON CAMERA. THE ATTACK HAPPENED AROUND 7 PM MONDAY AT THEIR HOME ON 11th AVENUE. WE ALL WENT INTO PANIC. WE DON’T FEEL SAFE. Reporter: SHE SAYS HER SON WAS HOME WITH HIS GRANDMOTHER WHEN SOMEONE KNOCKED ON THE DOOR. WHEN HE OPENED THE DOOR HE JUST STARTED FIRING OVER AND OVER. Reporter: PELTING BRIAN ALL OVER HIS BODY. HIS LOWER BACK, LEGS AND ARMS HIT BY DOZENS OF PAINTBALLS. IT HAPPENED IN SECONDS. WHEN THE ATTACK WAS OVER, THE SHOOTER CALMLY WALKED AWAY. HE LEFT WALKING LIKE NOTHING AFTER HE DID THIS. Reporter: THE BOY WAS RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL BY AMBULANCE AND SPENT THE NIGHT. HIS WOUNDS ARE SO PAINFUL FROM DIRECT HITS, HIS MOTHER SAYS HE COULD BARELY SLEEP. YOU HAVE TO USE — HE WAS BLEEDING. Reporter: HE DID RECOGNIZE THE SHOOTER. THE OLDER BROTHER OF A BOY HE GOES TO SCHOOL WITH, BUT SHE DOES NOT UNDERSTAND WHY ANYONE WOULD DO THIS. IT IS UPSETTING. I DON’T WANT THIS TO HAPPEN TO ANY OTHER KID. Reporter: WE WERE THERE AS BRIAN MET WITH DETECTIVES OUTSIDE THE HOME. SO FAR, POLICE HAVE NOT CONFIRMED IF ANYONE HAS BEEN ARRESTED. MY MOM IS ON MEDICATION. SHE IS NERVOUS. SHE IS SCARED THEY ARE GOING TO

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