Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting of Teen, Man in Queens

The shooting happened on 8th Street in Astoria

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    Police say they've arrested a suspect in a Queens shooting that left a man and a teenage boy hospitalized.
     
    The NYPD says officers chased Shannon Smith as he fled Friday in a car and then on foot.
     
    They charged the 34-year-old Valley Stream man with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.
     
    Police say officers found Smith with a stolen .45-caliber handgun. They say he resisted arrest.
     
    Information on Smith's lawyer wasn't immediately available.

    The shooting happened on 8th Street in Astoria around 4:40 p.m., Friday.
     
    Police say a 30-year-old man is in critical but stable condition at Elmhurst Hospital with wounds to his torso and leg.
     
    A 15 year-old boy is in stable condition with a wound to his shoulder.
     

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