NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A teenager was shot in the Bronx late Monday night.

It happened just before 10:30 p.m. on Prospect Avenue near East 179th Street.

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Police say the 13-year-old boy was shot in the chest.

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The victim was taken to a local hospital by private means. He was last reported to be in serious but stable condition.

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The suspect fled the scene.