February 26, 2023 MANHATTAN, New York – Police say a 15-year-old boy was shot in the chest in Central Harlem Sunday evening and rushed to nearby Harlem Hospital with serious injuries.
Just before 10pm Sunday night, nearby police reportedly heard gunshots and responded to the area immediately to find the teen boy shot on a sidewalk outside Harlem Hospital, near the W 135th Subway Station in Central Harlem NYC.
The 15-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to the chest and was rushed to Harlem Hospital for further treatment, where the boy is currently listed in stable condition, police said.
A hand gun was recovered at the scene, found under a parked car near by. When the owner of the vehicle arrived, he was stunned to hear his car was now part of a crime scene investigation.
Detectives are searching for at least two suspects who fled the scene and may have run towards the 135th subway station. No arrests at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
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