18-year-old killed in Soundview shooting

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An 18-year-old was shot and killed in Soundview early Friday morning.

Police responded to a 911 call  at 12:46 a.m. of a person shot in front of 1741 East 172 Street. Upon arrival, officers observed Ameen Johnson, 2245 Schley Avenue, Apt#5E, with a gunshot wound his back and shoulder.

EMS responded and transported him to Jacobi Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There are no arrests and the investigation remains ongoing.

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