1 teen killed, 2 others injured in shooting outside the South Bronx Educational Campus

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Saturday, April 9, 2022
1 teen, 2 others injured in shooting outside Bronx school campus
A teen girl is dead and two other teens are wounded after a gunman opened fire outside of a Bronx school campus on Friday. Naveen Dhaliwal has the latest developements.

MELROSE, The Bronx (WABC) -- On a Friday afternoon - moments after school was let out in the Bronx, shots were fired at the corner of E. 156th And St. Anns.

Police say it started just before 2 p.m. - a man at the corner was gesturing back and forth at someone across the street.

"The gentleman on the East Side of the Street pulls out a firearm and he discharges his firearm in the westbound direction," said NYPD Chief McCormack.

Those bullets hit three innocent teenagers heading home from school - a 17-year-old boy was shot alongside two 16-year-old girls. One of the girls did not survive.

Many, including Reverend Oswald Denis at Rehoboth Christian Church can't comprehend the violence.

"Gunfire is horrible, it's terrible. We need to get the guns out in the street and the bad people," said Rev. Denis.

For those who watched the scene unfold, there was anger - and there was sadness as another life was lost.

Investigators are searching for the gunman and the intended target.

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