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ME: Teen killed by NYC police was shot 11 times (from behind)

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A teenager (running away was) killed in a confrontation with New York City police over the weekend was shot 11 times, the medical examiner’s office said Sunday.

Dashawn Vasconcellos, 18, died of gunshot wounds to the torso, neck and extremities, medical examiner spokeswoman Ellen Borakove said. Police fired a total of 14 times, chief NYPD spokesman Paul J. Browne said.

According to an autopsy completed late Sunday, Vasconcellos had three gunshot wounds in the middle of his back, five in his right side and three on his left side, Borakove said. Five police bullets were recovered during the autopsy, she said.


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