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Michael Quiles a suspect said ‘Sorry, my bad’ to 5-year-old boy’s dad after Bronx shooting

Michael Quiles a suspect was arraigned Wednesday in the Bronx shooting of a 5-year-old boy on his birthday. Investigators said 27-year-old Michael Quiles fired several rounds on a Morrisania street around 5 p.m. Monday, hitting Jaheem Hunter in the head with a stray bullet.

Quiles is now behind bars, charged with attempted murder. More charges could be pending. Hunter had just finished visiting his father and was being walked to a waiting car at the time. As the child fell to the pavement, witnesses said Quiles turned to them and said, “Sorry, my bad” before fleeing the scene.

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