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Teen gunned down by masked suspects in NYC is ID’d


The Bronx teen gunned down in broad daylight by a group of masked suspects Sunday has been identified by police. 

Jordany Aracena, 17, was on Beekman Avenue near East 141st Street in Mott Haven around 6:15 p.m. when five males in ski masks and dark clothing approached him and blasted him once in the arm and once in the chest, cops said. 

Jordany Aracena, 17, was shot by five men in ski masks on Beekman Avenue near East 141st Street in Mott Haven around 6:15 p.m. Sunday, police said.
Jordany Aracena, 17, was shot by five males in ski masks on Beekman Avenue near East 141st Street in Mott Haven around 6:15 p.m. Sunday, police said.
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Aracena lived down the block from the scene.
Aracena lived down the block from the scene.
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The motive for the shooting remained unclear Monday.
The motive for the shooting remained unclear Monday.
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Aracena – who lived down the block from the scene – was rushed to Lincoln Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. 

He has no prior arrests, cops said. 

The motive for the slaying remained unclear Monday, as witnesses were not forthcoming with investigators, cops said.



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