Teen Shot Dead in Rockaway Beach

By Alan Neuhauser on June 22, 2012 10:23am | Updated on June 22, 2012 1:34pm

Taquan Harding, 18, was shot and killed on a Rockaway Beach street early Friday morning, June 22, 2012, the NYPD said.
Taquan Harding, 18, was shot and killed on a Rockaway Beach street early Friday morning, June 22, 2012, the NYPD said.
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QUEENS — A teenager was gunned down on a Rockaway Beach street early Friday morning, the NYPD reported.

Taquan Harding, 18, was found shot once in the chest in front of 86-16 Rockaway Beach Blvd., blocks from his house, at 2:25 a.m., police said.

He was rushed to St. John's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

It was not clear what sparked the shooting.

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