Gunmen kill teen in cab, flee on scooter

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and chest while sitting in a cab in the Mount Hope section of the Bronx, according to police.

Ramon Gil-Medrano of Crotona Parkway was inside the cab at East 178th Street and Valentina Avenue at about 11:36 p.m. Sunday when two males on scooters opened fire.

He was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police had not released a description of the suspects or a motive.

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A 13-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man were also killed Sunday as New York City continues to struggle with gun violence.

According to authorities, 3-year-old Jaryan Elliot was standing in front of a cafe on 187th Street at around 3:15 p.m. in the Belmont section of the Bronx, when he was shot several times by assailants who drove up in a car.  He was hit in his chest and lege. EMS took him to St. Barnabas Hospital but it was too late to save his life.

No arrest was made in the case.

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In the second incident, just after midnight on Sunday, police responded to a call of a person shot on Quencer Road in St. Albans, Queens.

Upon arrival, they found the 19-year-old victim, unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the left thigh.