NEW YORK - A 15-year-old boy was shot dead and at least a dozen others wounded over a six-hour span of gun violence in New York City.
The chaos stretched across all five boroughs and ended at about 10:30 p.m. in East Harlem where Amir James of the Bronx and a 30-year-old man were shot on Lexington Avenue and East 123rd Street, police said.
The Citizen app captured the moments shortly after gunshots rang out. James was shot in the chest and died on the scene, according to the NYPD.
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The older man was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the knee.
The bloodshed started in Jamaica, Queens, just before 4:45 p.m. Monday. Officials said a 36-year-old man was shot in the ankle at 145th Street and Jamaica Avenue.
Less than an hour later in Harlem, a 35-year-old man was hit several times on Eighth Avenue at West 143rd Street. Medics took him to Harlem Hospital in stable condition.
In Brooklyn, a man in his 20s was shot in the stomach on Nostrand Avenue at Presidents Street in Crown Heights. First responders took him to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.
More violence erupted in Brooklyn around 7:45 p.m. when five men were shot outside a bodega on Knickerbocker Avenue near Hancock Street in Bushwick.
The victims, ranging in age from 19 to 38, had apparently gotten into a fight with three other people just before the shots rang out. Police said all five men are expected to survive but the gunmen are still at large.
Just over 30 minutes later, two young men were hit by bullets in the Concord section of Staten Island. Video from Citizen app captured the scene. A 19-year-old man was shot in the left arm, according to police. A 20-year-old man was hit in the left leg.
Both were taken to Staten Island University Hospital. No arrests have been made.
And in the Bronx, a 58-year-old man was shot in the shoulder around 10:15 p.m. on East 157th and Courtlandt Avenue. He was expected to survive the injury. Still no arrests in this case either.