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Teen killed, 13 hurt in NYC gunfire spree

Violence erupted across the boroughs.
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A teenager was killed, and 13 people were hurt, two critically, in a string of shootingsthat erupted in the city late Saturday and continued into Sunday night, the New York Daily News reported.

Saturday

10:30 p.m.:The violence began in a Bronx park, when three men were shot and injured as a fraternity hosted a cookout nearby.

A 23-year-old man was shot three times in the stomach, a 20-year-old was hit once in the stomach and a 19-year-old was shot in the left leg in Van Cortland Park, near Broadway and West 242nd Street,police told the Daily News.

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A witness said he heard six or seven shots, and then thousands fled the park in the chaotic scene.

11 p.m.: A motorcyclistopened fire on the Long Island Expressway in what police are calling a road-rage incident.

The victim,driving an SUV, was shot three times in the left armand was rushed to New York Hospital. There are no suspects in custody.

Sunday

1:30 a.m.: Agunfire-detection system brought police to East 183rd Street and Crotona Avenue in Belmont, where a 19-year-old man was critically wounded, the New York Post reported.

Brandon Rivera was struck once in the chest and once in the arm, and was taken to Saint BarnabasHospital. The New York Daily News reported that Rivera died of his wounds.

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Police recovered a gun and shell casings at the scene, but the shooter remains at large.

2:45 p.m.: ABrooklyn man was shot three times while playing basketball at the El Shabazz Playground in Bedford-Stuyvesant, police said. The Post reported that the victim, Gahard Larkins, was expected to survive, but has been uncooperative with investigators.

9:30 p.m.: At 111thStreet and First Avenue, a 25-year-old man was shot in the stomach following a dispute with another man, Pix 11 reported. Police said the suspect fled the scene toward Second Avenue.

The victim was transported to New York Hospital in stable condition.

10:50 p.m.: Police responded to find three men had been shot at 115th Street and 118th Avenue in Queens. They were taken to the hospital in stable condition.

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Several minutes later, police responded to another call in Queens, where two men were shot, one in the leg and the other in the stomach. The incident occurred at 91-60 110thSt. Both victims were taken to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition.

11:18 p.m.: A 25-year-old man was shot in the head while sitting in a parked car on Prince Street near Vanderbilt Ave on Staten Island. He was rushed to Richmond University Medical Center in critical condition.

Police said no arrests have been made in any of the shootings.

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