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NYC shooting outside Bronx school kills teen, injures two others


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A shooting near a New York City school has killed a 16-year-old girl and injured another girl and a teenage boy, authorities said Friday.

The shots broke out just before 1:45 p.m. at 510 E. 156th St. outside University Heights High School, the New York Police Department said.

The girls, both aged 16, were both beaten, one in the upper body and the other in the leg. The only shot to the chest was death, the NYPD told Fox News Digital.

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NYPD officers respond to the scene of a shooting that injured several people in the Flatbush neighborhood of the borough of Brooklyn on April 06, 2021 in New York City. A 16-year-old girl was fatally shot and two other teenage boys were injured on Friday, police said as gun violence continues to plague the city.
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The surviving daughter is in stable condition. A 17-year-old man was shot in the back and is expected to survive.

Details on what led to the shooting were not available.

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It has not been determined if they were students at the school, police said. No arrests were made.

Crime in the city has skyrocketed since the midst of the COVID-9 pandemic. In the first three months of 2022, crime overall jumped 44% from the same period in 2022, according to NYPD data.

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