NYPD Officer Shoots Teen in Brooklyn

By Brynn Gingras
|  Thursday, Dec 19, 2013  |  Updated 9:53 PM EDT
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NYPD Officer Shoots Teen in Brooklyn

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A 15-year-old boy was shot in the torso by a police officer in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon, according to police.

Police say two officers had approached the teen outside a housing complex in Brownsville after someone informed them the teen had a gun.

The teen ran from cops and was shot. The reason for the shooting is under investigation.

Police say a weapon was recovered. 

The teen was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition.

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