Police investigate after 15-year-old with firearm is shot by 2 officers

Posted: Updated:
FAR ROCKAWAY -

An investigation is underway after a 15-year-old boy was shot by police in Queens Friday night.

Police tell News 12 that the teenager was firing a gun at a crowd of people in Far Rockaway at around 11 p.m.

They say two officers demanded he drop the weapon. It's not clear whether he refused, but police say the officers shot him multiple times.

The boy was taken to Long island Jewish Hospital where is listed in stable condition.

The two officers who shot him were evaluated at a nearby hospital.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."