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Teen killed in Queens shooting

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A teen was shot and killed in front of a Queens apartment building early Saturday morning. 

Police say the victim, 17-year-old Xavier Granville, had been hanging out with friends on 249 Beach 15th Street near Heyson Road. Granville was leaving a party when two men in ski masks approached them and began firing into the group around 12:30 a.m. 

Police arrived shortly and found Xavier Granville with a gunshot wound to the head. EMS arrived at the scene and pronounced Granville dead. 

Police say they found both shell casings from an AK-47 and 45-caliber pistol at the scene of the shooting.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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