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Teens shot in Riverside Park overnight after dispute

Posted at 9:39 AM, Aug 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-09 09:39:58-04
Teens were shot early Sunday in Riverside Park at 158th Street and the West Side Highway. (Photo: PIX11 News/ Ken Evseroff)

Teens were shot early Sunday in Riverside Park at 158th Street and the West Side Highway. (Photo: PIX11 News/ Ken Evseroff)

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — Two teenagers are recovering at the hospital after they were shot overnight in Riverside Park in Manhattan.

Police responded to a 911 call of a shooting around 12:27 a.m. Sunday and found a 19-year-old man shot in the leg and a 17-year-old girl shot in the buttocks around 158th Street and the West Side Highway.

The shooting followed a dispute, police said. They are searching for a group of men who were seen leaving the location.

The victims were taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.