15-Year-Old Boy Shot to Death in Apartment Stairwell: NYPD - NBC New York

15-Year-Old Boy Shot to Death in Apartment Stairwell: NYPD

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    15-Year-Old Shot, Killed in Apartment Stairwell: NYPD

    A teenager was found shot and killed in an apartment stairwell in Edgemere, Queens, police say. A 31-year-old man was taken into custody but no charges had been filed as of Saturday. 

    (Published Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018)

    What to Know

    • A 15-year-old boy was shot to death in the stairwell of an apartment in Queens, police said

    • The boy was found with gunshot wounds to his torso

    • A 31-year-old man was taken into custody but hasn't yet been charged

    A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in the stairwell of the apartment building where he lived, police said. 

    Trevor Rudd was found unresponsive on the second-floor stairwell of his building on Beach Channel Drive in Edgemere, Queens, on Jan. 13, the NYPD said. 

    He had gunshot wounds to his torso and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

    A 31-year-old man who was a person of interest was taken into custody and a firearm was recovered, police said. It wasn't clear whether the teen and the man knew each other. 

    The investigation is ongoing. 

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