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Suspect charged

The two 17-year-old boys were each found suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.

THE BRONX – A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder in connection to a shooting that killed one teen, and left another injured, inside a subway station in the Bronx, the NYPD said.

It happened last Monday around 10 p.m. inside the Burke Avenue and White Plains Road station in the Allerton section. April 10 story

FOX 5 NY’s Lissette Nun?ez has the story.

According to police, the two victims, also 17-year-old boys, were each found suffering from gunshot wounds. 

One had multiple gunshot wounds to his head, arm and shoulder, while the other had a gunshot wound to his hip, police said.

Burke Avenue and White Plains Road subway station. (FNTV)

Both were transported to NYC Health and Hospitals/Jacobi, where the first victim, identified as Kymani Woods, was pronounced dead. The second was listed in stable condition. 

The suspect is also charged with manslaughter and criminal possession of a firearm.

The investigation remains ongoing.

NYPD on scene of the shooting. (FNTV)

According to the latest crime stats from the 47th Precinct, murder was down more than 71%, and transit crime had dropped by more than 83% compared to this same time last year.

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To combat subway crime, the NYPD had added more than 1,200 officers to patrol the subway as part of a program called Cops, Cameras, and Care.  Murders, shootings, subway crime down in NYC in February

According to the NYPD’s February statistics, overall crime in New York City went down 5% last month, with significant decreases in murders, shootings and robberies.

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