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Brooklyn shooting leaves 13-year-old boy dead

A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in Brooklyn Thursday night, police said.

Police said the child was shot in the chest and arm near the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and St. Marks Street in Crown Heights.


New York City police at the scene of a shooting where a 13-year-old boy was shot in the leg and chest. Kevin C. Downs of the New York Post

near the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and St. Marks Avenue in Crown Heights, police said.
The shooting occurred near the intersection of Brooklyn Avenue and St. Marks Avenue in Crown Heights. Kevin C. Downs of the New York Post

Police received a 911 call about a man being shot at the scene around 10:40 p.m. and found the boy with multiple gunshot wounds to his body.

He was rushed to Kings County Hospital but could not be saved. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

No arrests have been made and the investigation continues.

Police have not released a motive for the shooting.

The child’s identity has not been released as police work to notify loved ones of his death.

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