Police: Mortar shell found in Throgs Neck apartment

Police evacuated a street in Throgs Neck today after a mortar shell was discovered.Authorities say the mortar shell was found at 2867 Dewey Ave. by

THROGS NECK - Police evacuated a street in Throgs Neck today after a mortar shell was discovered.

Authorities say the mortar shell was found at 2867 Dewey Ave. by the niece of a World War II veteran who died last year.

Police confiscated the mortar shell and are examining it.

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