Harlem shooting: 2 teens shot after dispute inside Manhattan restaurant; Suspect in custody


HARLEM, Manhattan (WABC) — An investigation is underway after two teenagers were shot following a dispute inside a restaurant in Manhattan Wednesday night.

Police say the incident occurred at West 116th Street and Frederick Douglas Boulevard following a dispute inside of Mama’s Burger, Chicken Pizza & Grill on 8th Avenue in Harlem around 8:40 p.m.

They say a 16-year-old male was shot in the back, while a 17-year-old male was shot in the head.

The 16-year-old victim was taken to Harlem Hospital and is expected to survive.

The 17-year-old was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in critical condition.

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Police say a 17-year-old male is in custody.

The investigation is ongoing.

This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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