Teen Shot in Leg in Brooklyn: Police - NBC New York

Teen Shot in Leg in Brooklyn: Police

The 15-year-old was shot in Brownsville but is expected to be OK



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    A 15-year-old by was shot in the leg in Brooklyn Sunday morning, police said.

    It's not clear who shot the teen at 101 Thatford Ave. at about 11:35 a.m. He's expected to be OK. 

    Community advocates were expected to hold a news conference late Sunday afternoon to press the mayor and other city officials for new measures to control what they called an uptick in gang-related shootings in the area. 

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