ELMHURST, Queens (WABC) -- A teen was shot in the leg and two others injured after gunfire rang out as they allegedly tried to steal car parts in Queens early Friday.
Police say the 15-year-old was shot as he and the others were breaking into the car at 39-45 69th Place in Elmhurst around 2:30 a.m.
All three fled on a moped and crashed into a car driven by an off-duty police officer from New Jersey on 65th Street.
The three were held by the off-duty officer for responding police.
All three were taken to Elmhurst Hospital.
Charges are pending.
Burglary tools were found at the original scene, police said.
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