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One teen killed, another wounded in separate NYC shootings Thursday


One teenager was killed and another was wounded in separate shootings just over an hour apart in the Bronx and Brooklyn on Thursday, according to police.

Gunfire rang out on Cauldwell St. near near E. 158th St. in the Woodstock section of the Bronx around 4:15 p.m., cops said.

Police investigate after a 17-year-old was shot in the neck outside a school on Cauldwell Avenue near East 158th Street in the Bronx, New York City on Thursday, March 7, 2024. (Gardiner Anderson for New York Daily News)
Police investigate after a 17-year-old was shot in the neck outside a school on Cauldwell Ave. near E. 158th St. in the Bronx on Thursday. (Gardiner Anderson for New York Daily News)

When police arrived at the scene, a 17-year-old boy was suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck.

Medics took him to Lincoln Hospital in critical condition, but he could not be saved. His name was not immediately released.

Police are searching for a teen gunman wearing a black and purple hoodie who ran off after he shot the boy, sources cop said.

Just over an hour later, more gunfire erupted outside the Howard Houses near the corner of East New York Ave. and Mother Gaston Blvd. in Brownsville, Brooklyn. Two men took off on foot after the shooting, police said.

When cops arrived at the scene, they found an 18-year-old shot in the torso and grazed in the neck, they added.

The youth was taken to Brookdale University Hospital, where he was expected to recover from his injuries.

There were no immediate arrests in either shooting as cops continued to investigate.

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