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Teenage girl, 16, is shot and killed and two others are injured outside Bronx high school 

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BREAKING: Teenage girl, 16, is shot and killed and two others are injured after being gunned down in drive-by shooting outside Bronx high school

  • A 16-year-old girl was shot and killed outside of a South Bronx High School and another male and female were also shot  
  • Police are now looking for a male gunman, who was last seen wearing a gray tracksuit and a black vest  

A 16-year-old girl was shot and killed and two others are injured outside of South Bronx High School.

The University Prep High schooler, who was not identified, was reportedly shot in the chest and has since died. Police were reportedly seen performing chest compression on her as blood pooled around her. 

One female and one male, who both attended Mott Haven Village Prep High School, were also shot around 1.45pm on Friday outside of the high school on East 156th Street. They reported sustained injuries in the thigh and buttocks, respectively, according to ABC 7. One of them is reportedly 17, but the age of the third is unknown.  

The teens were taken to Lincoln Hospital to be treated for their injuries and are reportedly in stable condition, according to CBS News. 

Police are seen investigating the scene 

Police roped of the area where a 16-year-old girl was shot and killed outside of the South Bronx High School on Friday. Police were seen performing chest compressions on the girl as blood pooled around her

Police roped of the area where a 16-year-old girl was shot and killed outside of the South Bronx High School on Friday. Police were seen performing chest compressions on the girl as blood pooled around her 

Authorities set up little cones on the scene. Two others - a male and female - were also injured in the buttock and thigh, respectively and all three teens were rushed to the hospital

Authorities set up little cones on the scene. Two others – a male and female – were also injured in the buttock and thigh, respectively and all three teens were rushed to the hospital 

Six shots were reportedly fired in the drive-by shooting and none of the three teenagers were the intended targets, a police source told the New York Daily News. 

No arrests have been made and police are now searching for a Hispanic man in his 20s, who was last seen wearing a gray tracksuit and a black vest, officials confirmed. 

Law enforcement sources told the New York Post that two males across the street got in an argument prior to the shots being fired. 

Police are now looking for a man who drove away and was last seen wearing a gray tracksuit and black vest

Police are now looking for a man who drove away and was last seen wearing a gray tracksuit and black vest 

Police have said the teens were not the intended target of the shooting and that six shots were fired

Police have said the teens were not the intended target of the shooting and that six shots were fired 

New York City Mayor Eric Adams, 61, has been notified and has already left the Yankees home opener game, his press secretary said on Twitter. 

Attorney General Letitia James, 63, to the horror on Twitter, writing: ‘This is devastating. Yet another shooting in our city, yet another young life taken too soon.

‘I’m sending my deepest condolences to the family of this young girl and I’m praying for the full recovery of the other two teenagers who were shot.’  

This is a developing story, check back for updates.  

The shooting happened on East 156th Street outside of the South Bronx High School (pictured)

The shooting happened on East 156th Street outside of the South Bronx High School (pictured)

The teens were taken to Lincoln Medical Center, where one girl, 16, succumbed to her injuries. The other girl was shot in the thigh and the male was shot in the buttocks. They were reportedly not the intended targets of the drive-by shooting

The teens were taken to Lincoln Medical Center, where one girl, 16, succumbed to her injuries. The other girl was shot in the thigh and the male was shot in the buttocks. They were reportedly not the intended targets of the drive-by shooting 

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