It happened on Tuesday at 10:10 p.m. near E. 149th Street and Jackson Avenue in the Mott Haven section.
The 19-year-old was shot once by the three men who fired numerous times at the victim.
The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his back and was rushed to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.
The suspects ran away south bound on Jackson Avenue.
Suspect are believed to be young males, with dark complexions, who may live in or frequent the area of the Betances Housing Development around E. 146the Street and Brook Avenue.
Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call Crime stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).
The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime stoppers website at WWW.NYPDCRIMESTOPPERS.COM or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES)and then enter TIP577.
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