18-Year-Old Shot Dead in Far Rockaway, Queens - NBC New York

18-Year-Old Shot Dead in Far Rockaway, Queens

The victim was shot in the head



    18-Year-Old Shot Dead in Far Rockaway, Queens
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    An 18-year-old man was shot to death in Queens Friday afternoon.

    Police say they found Shawn Plummer near Beach 29th Street and Seagirt Boulevard in Far Rockaway with a gunshot wound to his head.
    He was transported to St. John's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
    Friends remembered Plummer on a Facebook group created Friday in his memory. 
    "I'm still in disbelief," wrote Sha'Von Temple. "I'm mad as ever I couldn't save you."
    One of Plummer's former teacher's at Automotive High School in Queens wrote thath e was "truly a pleasure to have in class. He was always respectful."
    The investigation is ongoing. 
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