17-year-old shot in leg in Manhattan; Suspect on the run: Police

HAMILTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- A teenager is recovering after he was shot in Manhattan Wednesday night.

According to police, a 17-year-old was shot in the leg in Hamilton Heights between West 142nd Street and West 143rd Street around 7:15 p.m.

The victim was taken to Columbia Presbyterian in stable condition.

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Jose Zelaya uses a wheelchair due to Spinal Muscular Atrophy, but his lifelong dream is to be a police officer.

Police say no arrests have been made and there's no description of the suspect at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

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