15-year-old Juvenile arrested after shooting a pellet gun striking 54-year-old male in the head

A Bayonne juvenile  was taken into custody from the area of 37th st and Braodway for shooting a pellet gun out of a third floor window and striking a 54-year-old Bayonne resident in the head as he was walking on West 37th st towards Broadway.

No injury was visible and the victim refused medical attention. The juvenile was located inside 812 Broadway and was in possession of an Ar-15 type Air Soft rifle.

The juvenile was charged with:

Simple Assault

Possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose

Unlawful possession of a weapon