Friday, March 27, 2015

Teen boy fatally shot in Summerdale

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Summerdale earlier tonight.

Teen boy fatally shot in Summerdale

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Summerdale earlier tonight.

Chief Inspector Scott Small said the victim, whose name was not released, was wounded once in chest shortly after 9 p.m. on Anchor Street near Summerdale Avenue. He was admitted to Albert Einstein Medical Center in critical condition but died a short while later. Small said the motive for the shooting was unclear. Little else was known, other than that three young men, ages 16 or 17, fled the crime scene on foot. Tipsters can contact Northeast Detectives at 2156-686-3153

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