Teen girl shot to death in Coney Island early Tuesday morning

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A teen girl was shot to death and a 20-year-old man was shot in the arm in a Coney Island apartment early Tuesday morning, according to police.

At 4:21 a.m., cops arrived on the scene of the shooting at NYCHA’s Site 8 Houses at 2950 W. 35th St. and found both victims with gunshot wounds. 17-year-old Alyssa Rodriguez, who was shot in the chest, was rushed to Coney Island Hospital, where she died.

The male victim was sent to Lutheran Hospital and is in stable condition.

The pair were shot by Rodriguez’s ex-boyfriend, sources told NBC News. No arrests have been made and an investigation is underway, an NYPD spokesperson told Coney Island News.

Rodriguez lived in a nearby apartment within the same building, according to police.

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