NYPD: 3 teens shot, 2 dead in Cypress Hills

Police say three teenagers were shot in Cypress Hills Sunday, leaving one dead and another in critical condition.

News 12 Staff

Jul 27, 2020, 10:04 AM

Updated 1,392 days ago

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Police say three teenagers were shot in Cypress Hills Sunday, leaving one dead and another in critical condition.
Police tell News 12 it appears to have been a drive-by shooting, and happened around 6:30 p.m. at the basketball court inside George Walker Junior Park. 
Police say someone in an SUV pulled up and someone started shooting from the car. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say an 18-year-old, identified as Antonio Villa, was also shot in the head. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A third teenager, who News 12 is told is 17 years old, was shot in the leg. He is said to be in stable condition. 
Anyone with information is asked to call police.


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