16-year-old shot dead on street – QNS.com

16-year-old shot dead on street

By Bryan Schwartzman

Michael Behlin, whose address was not known, was taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital at around 9:20 p.m. last Thursday after being shot outside 109-17 Springfield Blvd. around 8:40 p.m., police said. Behlin lingered in the hospital for several days before dying Sunday, said hospital spokeswoman Juliet Lewis.

Shortly after the shooting the 14-year-old, who lives nearby on 104th Avenue and is a freshman at Hillcrest High School, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon, said Carmen Melendez, a police spokeswoman.

A spokeswoman for the Queens district attorney

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