16-year-old shot, killed at busy intersection on Lower East Side of Manhattan


A teenager was shot and killed after gunfire rang out near a busy intersection in Manhattan Friday night.

Police say they found a 16-year-old boy lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his face near the intersection of Delancey Street and Suffolk Street on the Lower East Side around 8:30 p.m.

He was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he he was pronounced dead.

Another victim, of an unknown age, walked into Beth Israel Hospital with a gunshot wound to his hip, he is expected to survive.

Police blocked off the scene, which was right in front of an AT&T store.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

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from NY

This violence is getting ridiculous. I hope who every the new Mayor is, can help to put an end to this.


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