17-year-old boy shot in chest outside SI deli

Kimberly Dole
August 22, 2019 - 6:43 am

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 17-year-old-boy was shot in the chest late Wednesday night after a dispute at a Staten Island deli, police say.

Officials arrived at the scene at Castleton Deli Corp, located at 1078 Castleton Ave. at approximately 11:48 p.m., after the teen got into a dispute with a man at the deli a few minutes earlier. 

The man pulled a gun and shot the teen in the chest, police say.

The suspect fled the scene after the shooting, according to police.

The victim was transported to Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton and in serious condition but is expected to survive. 

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