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LI teen shot walking home from night school

A teen was shot five times on his way home from night school in Bay Shore, Long Island.
March 11, 2010 2:53:24 PM PST
A 16-year-old boy on Long Island is in critical condition Thursday after he was shot Wednesday night as he walked home from a high school class. Now, police are looking for the gunman and they say this may not have been a random attack.

The shooting happened in Bay Shore

Joel Nieves was shot five times in the back at 10:30 p.m. and was left bleeding in the street. His classmates left school in groups Thursday, afraid to walk home alone.

The brutality of the attack left neighbors stunned.

Detectives are convinced it was not a random attack, but there is no evidence of a robbery. The motive was still not clear late this afternoon.

The suspect or suspects apparently fled on foot.


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