Queens double shooting leaves 2 people dead

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens (WABC) -- Police are investigating a double shooting in Queens that left two people dead on Tuesday.

According to officials, police responded to a 911 call around 2 p.m. of two males shot inside a home on Deerfield Road in Far Rockaway.

Police say they found a 15-year-old and 34-year-old male with gunshot wounds to the their torsos.

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EMS responded to the scene and transported both of the victims to St. John's Episcopal Hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Police say it was a female relative inside the home that heard the gunshots, discovered the bodies and then called police.

They say a revolver was recovered inside the home.

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Police do not currently know the relationship between the two male victims.

There no arrests in the incident and the investigation is ongoing.


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