15-year-old boy shot dead in Queens: police

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — A 15-year-old boy was shot dead in Queens on Saturday, police said.

At about 1:32 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting and found Trevor Rudd on the second floor stairwell of a building on Beach Channel Drive near Beach 43rd Street. The teen was unconscious with a gunshot wound to his torso, according to police.

EMS pronounced Rudd dead at the scene.

Police have a person of interest, a 31-year-old man, in custody and recovered a firearm.

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