Man, 40, fatally shot after fight with 4 teens in Harlem: NYPD

Kimberly Dole
February 13, 2020 - 8:06 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man was fatally shot in Harlem Wednesday night after a dispute with four teenagers, police say.

At approximately 6:30, officiers discovered a 40-year-old man lying unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his chest in front of 228 East 116 Street.

EMS rushed the victim to Harlem Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Police are searching for a group of four teens. An NYPD spokesman said the victim was involved in a argument with the teens, when one pulled out a gun and shot him in the chest.

According to the officials, the fight started in his apartment building and spilled outside the Capilla Evangelica church.

"It was a bunch of kids fighting. They came running out, chasing somebody," a witness told the Daily News. "There was a shot down the block."

Police have not released the victim's identity.

So far, there have been no arrests made, but an investigation is ongoing.

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