Boy, 15, Found Shot in Head Behind Manhattan Building: Police - NBC New York

Boy, 15, Found Shot in Head Behind Manhattan Building: Police

The boy was found unconscious and unresponsive behind a St. Nicholas Houses building in Harlem, the NYPD said

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    Boy, 15, Found Shot in Head Behind Manhattan Building: Police

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    • A 15-year-old boy was found fatally shot in the head behind a NYCHA building in Harlem, police said

    • Police responding to a 911 call found Jeremiah Draper unconscious and unresponsive behind a St. Nicholas Houses building

    • The boy was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. An investigation is ongoing

    A 15-year-old boy was found shot to death behind a NYCHA building in Manhattan, police said.

    Jeremiah Draper was found unconscious and unresponsive behind a St. Nicholas Houses building on West 131st Street in Harlem on Friday evening, the NYPD said.

    The boy, who lived in a building nearby, had a gunshot wound to his head, according to police.

    He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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    No one has been arrested in connection with the boy’s death. An investigation is ongoing.

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