By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 16-year-old boy was killed Wednesday in the Bronx.

He was shot along with a 23-year-old man around 1 p.m. on East 187th Street and Prospect Avenue.

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Police say it’s unclear if the victims were the intended targets, but sources tell CBS2 they believe the shooting may have been gang-related.

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Investigators are searching for two suspects who got out of a vehicle and started shooting before driving away.

The 23-year-old victim is expected to survive his injuries.

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Anyone with information about the shooters is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-8477 or for Spanish, 1-888-577-4782. Tips can also be sent to the NYPDTips Twitter account or submitted online at

CBSNewYork Team