13-year-old Shot near Staten Island Playground

May 19 2023 STATEN ISLAND, New York – Police say a 13-year-old boy was shot in the head near Staten Island Playground and School, he was rushed to the hospital.

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Shooting happened around 3:54pm on Warren Street and Gordon Street Friday afternoon. The teenager was rushed to Richmond University Medical Center, where he is listed in critical condition, officials said.

Group of young kids were hanging out by the courts, when one man fired two shots towards the group, striking the 13-year-old victim, police said. Shooter is described as 15 to 18 years old.

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Police pursued a possible suspect on foot, while a nearby school had “shelter in place” order placed.

Investigation is ongoing.

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