Teen killed in Queens subway shooting

A 15-year-old boy is dead after being shot on a subway train in Queens Friday afternoon.

NEW YORK – A 15-year-old boy has died after being shot at a subway station in Queens on Friday afternoon.

According to the NYPD, the shooting took place just after 3:40 p.m. Friday afternoon at the Mott Avenue Subway Station in Far Rockaway.

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Authorities say two groups of teens were on a southbound A train when they got into a verbal dispute. 

The argument quickly escalated, and a single shot was fired that struck the teen in the chest. 

Once the train pulled into the last stop, a Good Samaritan carried the victim out of the train and two transit officers patrolling the platform at the time rendered aid. 

The boy was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

As police investigate the shooting, A train service between Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue and Broad Channel has been suspended in both directions. 

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So far, no suspects have been arrested. Police are looking at surveillance footage to identify the suspects. Homeless man charged with Brooklyn subway murder

A homeless man has been arrested and charged with fatally slashing a Brooklyn man in the neck after a dispute on a subway train.

This is the fourth murder inside the city's mass transit system in the last two weeks and the eighth so far this year.

Last week, a man died after being stabbed to death inside a Bronx subway station. 

Just a few days before that, the police arrested Alvin Charles, 43, and charged him with murder for allegedly killing Tommy Bailey with a knife after a dispute on a subway train on September 30.