Shooting leaves one dead, one wounded

Police were called to the 6300 block of 21st Street in West Oak Lane around 8 pm last night where there was a report of a shooting.  Rashi Anderson 17 was found laying in the street with multiple gun shot wounds to the stomach and chest.

Anderson was transported to Einstein Hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after 8:30 pm. 

A second victim, also 17 years old, was found inside a home on the street with a gunshot wound to the left thigh. He was taken to the hospital, treated and released. 

Police have not stated a motive for the shootings.

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