SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx — Police launched an investigation after a teenager was fatally shot overnight in the Bronx, the NYPD said early Friday.
According to police, police got a call around 12:45 a.m. for a person shot at the intersection of East 172nd Street and Commonwealth Avenue, in the Soundview section of the borough.
Responding officers discovered an 18-year-old male victim with gunshot wounds to the back and shoulder, officials said.
The teen was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, authorities said.
The victim’s identity had not been released as of Friday morning.
No arrests had been made early Friday.
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