- Associated Press - Monday, October 2, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department says a teenager was shot and killed three blocks away from his home in Harlem.

NYPD officials say they responded to a gunfire detection alert Saturday night and found 18-year-old Tylik Allen with gunshot wounds to his chest and back. Allen was transported to an area hospital where he died of his injuries.

Allen was a student at Kipp NYC College Prep. The school canceled its football game Sunday in light of Allen’s death.

Police have not made any arrests and are continuing to investigate.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide