Two teens shot near Central Park; investigation underway

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Sunday, May 8, 2022
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Two teens were taken to the hospital after being shot near Central Park in East Harlem.

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are searching for a suspect after two teens were shot near Central Park on Saturday evening.

The shooting happened just before 5 p.m. at Duke Ellington circle on East 110th Street and 5th Avenue in East Harlem.

A 13-year-old was shot in the left leg, and a 14-year-old was shot in the left bicep.

Both victims were taken to Harlem Hospital and are expected to survive.

The motive of the shooting is unknown.

The investigation is ongoing.

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