2010-04-22 / Front Page

TEENAGER SHOT IN BREUKELEN COMPLEX

By Charles Rogers

Victim ran to this grocery store across from Breukelen Houses complex at East 103rd Street when he was shot. Charles Rogers      Victim ran to this grocery store across from Breukelen Houses complex at East 103rd Street when he was shot. Charles Rogers In what police called an “isolated incident,” a youth was shot while walking with his girlfriend in the Breukelen Houses development last Friday night. The youths wound is not life threatening.

Police from the 69th Precinct responded to calls that shots had been fired in the vicinity of East 103rd Street and Glenwood Road at about 11:30 p.m. on April 16th. They discovered the youth, who lives in the northern Canarsie complex, lying on the ground clutching his right ankle and heel. They did not release his name.

After calling for backup and an Emergency Medical Service ambulance, patrol officers, along with detectives and other officials from the local precinct canvassed the area with negative results.

The victim told detectives that he had been walking on Glenwood Road and was on his way home when he heard the shots ring out. He ran to a nearby store, the Shop Mart Deli at 103-23 Glenwood Road and, as he arrived near the doorway, felt a sharp pain in his ankle. He was able to give a description of his assailant to police before he was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where he was pronounced in “stable” condition. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the 69th Precinct Detective Squad at 718-257-6215or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577- TIPS. All calls will be kept strictly confidential.

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