CONCOURSE, the Bronx — Police launched an investigation overnight after a teenage boy was shot in the Bronx late Monday night when a dispute escalated, according to the NYPD.
Authorities said it happened around 11 p.m. near the intersection of East 165th Street and Teller Avenue in the Concourse section.
The 18-year-old got into an argument with two other unidentified male individuals when gunfire erupted, police said.
The teen was shot in the right ankle and taken to a nearby hospital, according to the NYPD.
Police said the suspects fled in a dark-color sedan. No arrests had been made as of Tuesday morning.
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