Rosedale teen found shot to death in Queens is final NY murder of 2015

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Friday, January 1, 2016

JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) -- A teenager was found shot to death late Thursday night in Queens.

It was the last New York homicide of 2015. Around 11:30 p.m., police responded to Merrick Boulevard and 109th Avenue in Jamaica.

They found a teen, identified as Jihad Jackson, 16, of Rosedale, on the street with a gunshot wound to the head. Emergency personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Two men were taken into custody and were being questioned.

There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.