Teen shot while walking down street

March 28, 2008 8:17:53 PM PDT
A 17-year-old was hit three times by either BBs or small-caliber gunfire as he walked along a Manhattan street Friday afternoon. Authorities say the teen, who is unidentified, told police he felt suddenly felt pain as he was walking in the area of 351 West 18th Street between 8th and 9th avenues just after 3:30 p.m.

The teen was rushed to St. Vincent's Hospital, where he is listed in stable condition. He is being treated for wounds to his neck, arm and groin.

Police are still looking for the shooter, and for a motive.


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