Teen shot, killed outside Queens bar: NYPD

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ELMHURST, Queens — A teenager was killed in a shooting outside of a Queens bar Wednesday evening, according to police.

It happened outside Sabor Latino Restaurant and Bar on 40th Road in Elmhurst, officials said.

Police received the call to the location at around 4:25 p.m., where they discovered the victim, 17-year-old Eduardo Hernandez of Queens, with two gunshot wounds in his torso.

He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police early Thursday said the victim had a BB gun in his possession when he was shot.

Authorities believe the fatal shooting was somehow narcotics related.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

Correction: The shooting happened on Wednesday. The day of the week was updated after publication.

Correction: The name of the restaurant has been updated.

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