Man shot takes off from scene, crashes and dies in Hell's Kitchen

A man who was shot in the back and later died took off in a vehicle before crashing in Hell's Kitchen, according to the NYPD.

The 31-year-old victim, Michael Smalls of the Bronx, crashed a black SUV at West 51st Street and 11th Avenue at about 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

He was rushed to Mount Sinai West Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

According to police, the man had been in a dispute with the gunman when he was shot. 

Police say they have arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with the shooting and chaged him with murder and criminal posession of a firearm.


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