RIVERDALE, the Bronx — A teen was shot Saturday after he told a pair of men that showed up at his home that they had the wrong address, police said.
The men knocked and kicked on the 19-year-old victim's door near West 238th Street and Waldon Avenue around 5 a.m., officials said.
After teen told the men they had the wrong house, one of the men pulled out a gun and shot the teen in the torso, police said. Both men fled westbound on West 238th Street.
The victim was rushed to a local hospital for treatment.
Police have asked for help identifying the men. One man has a medium build and dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing a green snorkel jacket and gray hoodie.The other man has a slim build. He was last seen wearing red sneakers, a red hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and blue jacket.
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