After being taken to a hospital in Manhattan while suffering from a gunshot wound, the adolescent passed away on Sunday, according to the police.
Dominick Allen, 17, was brought to the Harlem Hospital on Lenox Avenue in the vicinity of W. 136th Street at approximately 5:15 p.m., according to the police.
The doctors and nurses at the hospital were powerless to save his life.
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After further investigation, the police established that Allen had been shot in the chest in the East River Houses, which are located on East 105th Street near First Avenue in East Harlem.
He was a resident of Harlem.
There were not any arrests made right away.