Teen in custody after man fatally shot on street in Astoria

ASTORIA, Queens (WABC) -- Police have taken a teenager into custody following a fatal shooting in Queens early Sunday.

The NYPD says it happened at about 5:20 a.m. on 21st Street and 35th Avenue in Astoria.

Officers responding to a 911 call discovered a 29-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest.

EMS responded and transported the victim to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A 17-year-old has been taken into custody with charges pending, police say.

The victim's identity has not yet been released.

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