CAMBRIA HEIGHTS – Two high school students, a boy and a girl, were shot outside of a high school in the borough of Queens on Wednesday afternoon, according to a statement that was released by a spokesman for the New York Police Department (NYPD). The high school in question is located in the district of Queens. At approximately 4:50 p.m., a bullet reportedly pierced the right ankle of a 16-year-old girl who was walking in the neighborhood of 207th Street near 116th Avenue and Linden Boulevard, according to the police. The female was in the vicinity of Linden Boulevard and 207th Street.
The young lady was out for a stroll in the neighborhood surrounding Linden Boulevard and 116th Avenue. The young man, who was 14 years old and had been shot, was found to have a hole in his right leg. The wound had been caused by a bullet. The officials claim that both youngsters were sent to hospitals to receive medical assistance. The officials felt confident in stating that both of their illnesses were considered to be stable.
A firearm was recovered and taken from the scene, according to a spokeswoman for the New York Police Department (NYPD). Additionally, the police have taken into custody a person of interest in this investigation. It was instantly clear that there was no way to identify the person in question due to the absence of any identifying information. PIX11 has reached out to the Department of Education in an effort to gather their perspective on the matter.
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