Teen Gunman Surrenders to Police After Injuring Marine in Times Square Shooting

A surveillance image of the suspect opening fire in Times Square on June 27, 2021.

A 16-year-old boy has surrendered to police in Manhattan in connection to the Times Square shooting last week that left a 21-year-old Marine tourist injured, The Post has learned.

The teen turned himself in to the Midtown South police precinct Wednesday afternoon and is being questioned, police sources said.

Sources said the broad-daylight gun violence at the Crossroads of the World on June 27 stemmed from an argument with a breakdancer the night before — when the teen apparently walked in front of the performer.

The next day, the teen returned to the tourist hub — and the two went at it again, prompting the boy to allegedly pull a gun and open fire, sources said.

The teenage suspect turned himself in to the police after the shooting. / DCPI
Samuel Poulin, the Marine who was hit in the shooting at Times Square. / Facebook

But the slug riccocheted, striking Samuel Poulin, 21, in the upper back just as he and his family were walking past the Marriott Hotel on West 45th Street and Broadway around 5:15 p.m., cops said at the time.

The Marine was in the Big Apple for a baptism and visiting from upstate.

Surveillance video, released by the NYPD, captured the chaotic moment, showing the gunman firing wildly.

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SOURCE: New York Post, Larry Celona and Craig McCarthy

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