By Craig McCarthy and Amanda Woods

A teen was shot and killed in Harlem Tuesday afternoon, cops said.

Taquan Jones, 17, was shot once in the upper chest just before 3:30 p.m. on West 132nd Street near Lenox Avenue, according to cops.

Jones, of East Harlem, was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead minutes before 4 p.m., police said.

Nearly two dozen kids have died this year in a spike of street violence in the Big Apple.

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