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14-year-old girl in New York shot dead on bus

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A 14 year old boy was Pull on a Harlem city bus Thursday morning, police said.

The teenager was getting on or off the M1 bus at East 139th Street and Fifth Avenue just before 10 a.m. when a bullet grazed his head, cops said.

Police said the gunman followed the boy down the street near his home before opening fire.

An MTA bus displays the ‘Masks required’ message as New York City continues its reopening efforts following restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (Photo by Noam Galai / Getty Images)

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He was rushed to Harlem hospital and is expected to recover.

A man suspected of being the shooter was seen fleeing the scene, according to police sources.

It was the latest incident in a wave of violence involving young New Yorkers.

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Last Thursday, a 13-year-old boy was shot in the knee on a basketball court in the Bronx, allegedly by another 13-year-old boy.

A Post analysis of NYPD data found that at least 21 children were killed by guns or knives between January and September 30 – more than triple the number for the same period in 2019 and 2020.

This article first appeared in the New York Post.

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