17-year-old girl shot in the face in Astoria: police

ASTORIA, Queens — A 17-year-old girl was seriously injured when she was shot in the face Tuesday morning in Queens, police said.

The shooting occurred just after 10 a.m. on 34th Avenue, near 24th Street, in Astoria, according to authorities.

The FDNY said the victim was taken to an area hospital in serious condition.

According to police, a man was seen fleeing from the location.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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