1 teen dead, 2 hurt in shooting on East 232nd Street in Williamsbridge

A 16-year-old male was shot in the back. He was taken to Montefiore Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. (6/22/14)

THE BRONX - A shooting in the Williamsbridge area killed a teenager and sent two others to the hospital early Sunday morning, officials say.

It happened just after 1 a.m. outside of 756 E. 232nd St. Police say a large house party was taking place when someone pulled out a gun and started firing, striking the three victims.

A 17-year-old male was shot in the torso. He was taken to Montefiore Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

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Another 17-year-old boy was also struck in the leg, and a 17-year-old girl was hit in the left foot. Police say their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

There is no word from police on whether there is a suspect in the shootings.

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