Suspect wanted after 2 teens shot while walking in Manhattan

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Monday, May 3, 2021
Two teens shot on Upper West Side
Diana Rocco reports on the shooting that injured two teens in Manhattan.

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- The NYPD is on the hunt for a shooter who fired several rounds at two teenagers in Manhattan.

The incident happened around 2 a.m. Sunday in front of the Frederick Douglass Houses at 103rd and Amsterdam on the Upper West Side.

Police say the 17 and 18-year-old teens were walking when a car pulled up and someone got out and began shooting.

The suspect fled the scene after shooting the teens in the back.

Authorities say the teens were taken to a local hospital and are expected to survive.

Police are still working on a description of the car and shooter.

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The suspect got into a dispute while dining inside the iconic restaurant at around 9:45 p.m.


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