February 27, 2024


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Gunman shot 2 at party, then killed teen trying to return home in stairwell of Norwood, Bronx building

NORWOOD, Bronx (WABC) — A teenager just trying to return home was killed after encountering a gunman in his Bronx building who had just shot two other people, according to police.

It happened just before midnight Tuesday at an apartment building in the 3500 block of Webster Avenue in the Norwood section.

Police say the suspect opened fire on a group of people entering a house party, shooting two of them. A 19-year-old man and a 22-year-old man were wounded

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When the gunman was fleeing the building, police say he encountered 16-year-old Kahlik Grier in the stairwell between the eighth and ninth floors of the building.

Grier was shot in the neck and rushed to NYC Health & Hospitals/Jacobi, where he later died.

“It’s sad, it’s just sad,” one neighbor said. “He’s 16 years old, coming home, he gets shot for no reason. It’s sad.”

According to police, Grier lived in the building and was on his way home at the time.

No arrests have been made.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise money to help cover Grier’s funeral costs.

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