A 16-year-old girl was shot in the chest Sunday night when a group of teens opened fire on her and her friends in Bronx, police sources and witnesses said.
The girl and her friends noticed they were being trailed near Faile St. and Bruckner Blvd. in Hunts Point around 8 p.m., witnesses said.
Gunfire then erupted, witnesses said. A single bullet ripped through the girl’s chest, police sources said. She collapsed near Bryant and Garrison avenues.
The wounded teen was taken to Lincoln Hospital in critical condition.
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