Shocking surveillance video was released Wednesday showing the moment a gunman riding an e-scooter fatally shot former basketball player Jayden Goodridge in the Bronx.

The 21-year-old was walking with two friends at East 149th Street and Jackson Avenue in the Mott Haven section at around 6:15 p.m. Sunday when a barrage of gunshots was fired at them.

In the short clip released by the NYPD, the suspect on an electric scooter raises his gun and squeezes off multiple rounds toward the men walking on the sidewalk, before making a right turn and vanishing from view.

Cops who responded to the scene found Goodridge shot multiple times in the stomach, and another 21-year-old man who suffered a graze wound to the lower lip that was treated at the scene by paramedics.

A screenshot from a surveillance video released by the NYPD shows a gunman on an e-scooter about to open fire on three young men walking in The Bronx Sunday.
A screenshot from a surveillance video released by the NYPD shows a gunman on an e-scooter about to open fire on three young men walking in The Bronx Sunday.
The unidentified shooter fired a barrage of bullets, fatally wounding Jayden Goodridge and grazing one of his friends.
The unidentified shooter fired a barrage of bullets, fatally wounding Jayden Goodridge and grazing one of his friends.

Goodridge was taken to NYC Health & Hospitals/Lincoln, where he died of his injuries the next day.

Police said they have no reason to believe Goodridge or any of his friends were the intended targets. As of Wednesday morning, no arrests have been made.

Goodgride’s mother, Jennifer Gay, described her son to ABC 7 NY as a “happy kid” who brightened the mood of those around him.

“Everyone who meets Jayden will tell you the same thing, he’s just a great kid, he didn’t deserve to die like that,” she said.

The mom added that one of the friends who was with Goodridge Sunday later told her that in the first moments after the shooting, the mortally wounded Jayden was worrying about others.

Goodridge, 21, died in a hospital Monday after being struck by multiple bullets in the stomach.
Goodridge, 21, died in a hospital Monday after being struck by multiple bullets in the stomach.
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“He said ‘are you ok are you ok,’ and the friend told me he was saying ‘you’re the one who got hit, how you asking me if I’m ok?’ And you know, that’s Jayden, he always worrying about everyone else,” Gay said.

Goodridge’s former hoops coach, Andree Thomas, who worked with him when he was on the AAU team the Riverside Hawks from 2016-2019, told The Post the young man was just in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Thomas remembered the former point guard, who graduated from private Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, showing up to practice as the “smallest guy” in the gym.

Goodridge played on the AAU team the Riverside Hawks from 2016-2019.
Goodridge played on the AAU team the Riverside Hawks from 2016-2019.
Andre Thomas

“All the coaches just kept overlooking him because of his height,” Thomas said. “I took a chance on him, and it was probably the best chance I’ve ever taken in my coaching career. I think he had the heart, he was not a disappointment.”

Goodridge was killed just before he was to start a new job at American Eagle Outfitters. He is survived by his mother and sister.



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