NYPD: 16-year-old girl fatally shot

A 16-year-old girl was shot and killed in the Vanderveer Houses Tuesday, according to police, and her boyfriend has been labeled a possible suspect.



According to police, the incident turned a sixth-floor apartment into a gruesome crime scene around 6 p.m.



Authorities responded to a call about shots fired and found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds and losing consciousness.



They rushed her to a hospital, where she eventually died.



Police did not immediately release the boyfriend's name. They also withheld the victim's name pending notification of her family.


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