Teen critical after party shooting

April 26, 2009 3:08:20 PM PDT
A 13-year-old boy is in critical condition and two other victims are in stable condition after a gunman fired wildly at a barbecue in Harlem. The teen, Christopher Owen, was among more than 300 people attending the barbecue when shots rang out at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

The boy was shot in the head and was taken to St. Luke's Hospital in critical condition.

A 26-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were each shot in the leg and were in stable condition at Harlem Hospital.

Relatives of the 13-year-old say he is a talented student and they are hoping for a miracle.

Police are investigating.


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