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Canarsie Residents Protest Murder of Teenager as Police Search For Assailants

The teenager sustained several shots in the stomach and mouth.

Local anti-violence groups and elected officials rallied in Canarsie on Sunday to protest the murder of 19-year-old Christian Josiah Montrose, who was fatally shot outside of his home in what police are calling a case of mistaken identity. Authorities say Montrose, who lived with his family in Canarsie, was exiting his car just feet away from their East 104th Street home at about 2:40 am on March 19 when a yet-to-be-identified individual pulled up in a black Acura and shot him. Click here to read more on