15-year-old dies after being shot in the head in the Bronx

A 15-year-old boy who was shot in the head in the Bronx has died.

According to the NYPD, Josue Lopez-Ortega and another teen were near the front entrance of the Police Athletic League's South Bronx Center at around 9 p.m. on Thursday night when a man wearing all black approached them and opened fire.

Lopez-Ortega was shot in the head, while the other boy, a 16-year-old, was struck in the leg and is expected to survive.

The shooter fled the scene.

So far, no arrests have been made. 

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