16-year-old gunned down in Morrisania

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A 16-year-old was gunned down in front of a deli in Morrisania this afternoon and later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

According to the NYPD, police responded to a 911 call of an assault in progress in front of 1097 Boston Road and discovered the wounded teen.

There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Nearly a year ago  a man was mugged for a $1  at 163rd and Boston Road and later succumbed to his injuries. Sadly, this afternoon history repeated itself.


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