Double fatal shooting in Queens

April 9, 2009 12:57:00 PM PDT
Two teens were fatally shot on a residential street in the in the Corona section of Queens Thursday morning. Neighbors reported hearing shots fired on 54th Avenue just after 12:50 a.m. When police responded, they found two men, both shot.

Police say a 19-year-old was shot in the torso and a 17-year-old was shot in the chest.

One of the victims was reportedlydiscovered dead in the street, next to a parked car. The other victim was taken to New York Hospital Queens, where he was pronounced dead.

No arrests were immediately made.

Detectives were looking for a "nondescript" suspect who opened fire and fled the scene. Witnesses say he was wearing a dark colored hoodie and jeans.

They searched under parked cars with flashlights, looking for evidence.

The shooting was a block from Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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WEB PRODUCED BY: Lakisha Bostick


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