Man shot on Queens subway platform, 2 suspects flee

FOREST HILLS, Queens (WABC) -- A man was shot on a subway platform in Queens late Friday morning.

It happened just before noon at the 75th Avenue station on Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills.

Two suspects fled the station to street level.

The 21-year-old victim was shot in the leg and is expected to survive.

He was first treated on the southbound platform before being taken to Elmhurst Hospital.

Authorities say the victim got into a dispute with two males on the northbound F train that spilled onto the platform.

The subway station was closed for several hours as a result of the investigation.

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