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NYPD: 15-year-old fatally shot; 9 separate shootings in NYC

The incident occurred on the corner of Lexington Avenue and East 123rd Street. Police found Amir James with a gunshot wound to his midsection. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

News 12 Staff

Jun 1, 2021, 4:15 PM

Updated 1,112 days ago

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A 15-year-old from the Bronx was fatally shot late Monday night in East Harlem, police say.
The incident occurred on the corner of Lexington Avenue and East 123rd Street. Police found Amir James with a gunshot wound to his midsection. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A second victim, a 30-year-old man, was shot in his knee and is in stable condition. No arrests have been made.
The shooting was one of nine separate incidents of gun violence in 24 hours across New York City. Police say there were 15 shooting victims, including James.


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