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Brownsville teen shot by police

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Police say a 15-year-old teenager armed with a handgun was shot and wounded by officers in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

Police say officers on patrol at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday were approached by witness who said there was a man with a gun at Osborn Street and Blake Avenue.

Police say the officers approached the armed teen, who fled on foot. Shots were fired and the teen was struck in the torso.

The teen was taken to Kings County Hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

A firearm was recovered at the scene.

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