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Teen shot near NYC elementary school, cops say

Bullets flew near an Upper West Side elementary school Thursday afternoon, leaving a teenager with a gunshot wound to his leg, cops said.

The shooting happened around 1:45 p.m. at West 71st Street and Amsterdam Avenue, cops said. The West Side Day School, a private school serving K-8 students, is located less than a half a block away.

Police at the scene of where a teenager was shot on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on October 28, 2021.
Police at the scene of where a teenager was shot on the Upper West Side of Manhattan on October 28, 2021.
James Keivom
The shooting victims is in stable condition at a hospital.
The shooting victims is in stable condition at a hospital.
James Keivom
The shooting took place near the West Side Day School.
The shooting took place near the West Side Day School.
James Keivom

The teenager, whose age wasn’t immediately available, was rushed to St. Luke’s Hospital in stable condition, police said.


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