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Police arrest man in Coney Island shooting death of teen girl, assault on her boyfriend

Alyssa Rodriguez, 17, with her boyfriend. He was also shot.

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — Police arrested a 25-year-old man in the shooting death of a teenage girl and assault of her boyfriend.

Jeanpierre Pacheco allegedly shot Alyssa Rodriguez, 17, inside a Coney Island apartment, police said. She was killed by a gunshot wound to her chest.

Her boyfriend was also injured and hospitalized. He suffered a gunshot wound to the arm.

The shooting happened after an argument in a building hallway.

Pacheco was charged with murder, attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a firearm.