Occasions Sq. suspect, 16, in custody after Marine injured in capturing

A 16-year-old man surrendered to police in a June 27 shooting near the Marriott Hotel in Times Square, in which a Marine was injured.

The NYPD confirmed the developments to Fox News on Wednesday.

The shooting took place around 5:15 p.m. that day. The victim, identified as 21-year-old Samuel Poulin, sustained a gunshot wound in the back. Police said he was transported to NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue in stable condition.

The suspected shooter fled east on 45th Street towards 6th Avenue. According to the police, he is being interrogated.

Further details were not given.

Sources told the New York Post that the suspect had five previous arrests, all of which are sealed.


The June 27 shooting was just yards from where a man opened fire in early May and injured three people, including a four-year-old girl.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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