Teen hospitalized after Coney Island shooting

An 18-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot in Coney Island Wednesday, police say.

An 18-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot in Coney Island Wednesday, police say.

An 18-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot in Coney Island Wednesday, police say. (3/1/17)

BROOKLYN - An 18-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot in Coney Island Wednesday, police say.  

The incident happened on West 21st Street between Mermaid and Surf avenues around 6 a.m.

The teen was transported to Lutheran Hospital with a gunshot wound to the hip, police say.

He is expected to be OK. 

At least one suspect was reported leaving the scene after the shooting.

Police did not release a description of the shooter. 

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